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Riverdale – Tear Me Down Lyrics

Tear Me Down By Riverdale

Don’t you known me, Riverdale? I’m the new Berlin Wall, baby. Try and tear me down!

I was born on the other side
Of a town ripped in two
I made it over the great divide
Now I’m coming for you

Enemies and adversaries
They try and tear me down
You want me, baby, I dare you
Try and tear me down

I rose from off of the doctor’s slab
Like Lazarus from the pit
Now everyone wants to take a stab
And decorate me
With blood, graffiti, and spit

Enemies and adversaries
They try and tear me down
You want me, baby, I dare you
Try and tear me down

On August 13th, 1961, a wall was erected down the middle of the city of Berlin. The world was divided by a cold war, and the Berlin Wall was the most hated symbol of that divide. Reviled. Graffitied. Spit upon. We thought the wall would stand forever, and now that it’s gone, we don’t know who we are anymore. Ladies and gentlemen, Hedwig is like that wall, standing before you in the divide between east and west, slavery and freedom, man and woman, top and bottom. And you can try to tear her down, but before you do, you must remember one thing!

There ain’t much of a difference
Between a bridge and a wall
Without me right in the middle, babe
You would be nothing at all

Enemies and adversaries
They try and tear me down
You want me, baby, I dare you
Try and tear me down

Enemies and adversaries
They try and tear me down
You want me, baby, I dare you
Try and tear me down

From East Berlin, to Junction City
Hello Mr. Honey, hello Riverdale
What you try and tear me down?
Come on and tear
Come on and tear me down