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Dessa – Tyranny Lyrics

Tyranny Lyrics – Dessa

The self-made man
With the brand-name watch
The fame fever
And the fast lane pox
Crowns himself Caesar
And the known world scoffs
But if we can’t beat him
The whole thing’s lost

Tyranny, Tyranny
Tyranny, Tyranny
Tyranny, Tyranny
Tyranny, Tyranny
Tyranny, Tyranny
Tyranny, Tyranny
Tyranny, Tyranny
Tyranny, Tyranny

The oval office or the locker room
Water cooler gossip, propaganda, or the honest truth—
It all depends on who you’re talking to
The Paris Accord? Fuck it, pardon my French, don’t really parlez vous
Cut the EPA
Edit a better hurricane
Keep Kellyanne just a call and a con away
Gut the fourth estate (trade war!)
Yeah, of course mistakes were made, paid for
By good people on both sides
So they got a torch and a chant and a hand sign
Our reports say we still got a chance at a landslide
You’re short on mirrors long on smoke—
All that Hydroxychloroquine cut with Diet Coke
Under oath and unprovoked
I think your dog whistle broke
Cause we can all hear it:
Post a white power clip claim you missed what they were cheering
Hearing’s fine, so you must be hard of spirit, running interference
Cap lock on
Spellcheck off
The Teflon Don
Gets his feelings hurt by basketball
United Nations gets a stand-up show
Your race relations is a taco bowl

This is not partisan; I think reasonable people can disagree

But nobody stuck on a wall likes the way that things end
It goes: “All the king’s horses and all the king’s men…”

Tyranny, Tyranny
Tyranny, Tyranny
Tyranny, Tyranny
Tyranny, Tyranny
Tyranny, Tyranny
Tyranny, Tyranny
Tyranny, Tyranny
Tyranny, Tyranny