Lusitania (4:03)

Cover of Break It Yourself

From Break It Yourself and 4 other releases

This track features vocals by Annie Clark AKA St. Vincent. The Lusitania was an ocean liner that was controverialalky torpedoed by the Germans in 1915 during the First World War, resulting in heavy loss of life. In addition to referencing the Lusitania, the song briefly mentions the USS Maine, which was a battleship sunk in Havana harbor in 1898. The sinking of the Lusitania encouraged American involvement in WW1, and the sinking of the Maine was one of the factors in US choosing to support the Cuban revolution.

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If you loosen liable lips
You keep sinking all my ships
Oh and you're the one who sank my Lusitania
But somehow it don't register as pain, at all

MetroLyrics Full lyrics at MetroLyrics

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