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Guns N' Roses

Civil War (7:41)

"Civil War" is a song by the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, which originally appeared on the 1990 album Nobody's Child: Romanian Angel Appeal, a fund raising compilation for Romanian orphans. It is a protest song about war, that amongst other things says that a civil war only "feeds the rich while it buries the poor." Notably, the United States was involved in no major military operations at the time of its recording, so it…

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Look at your young men fighting
Look at your women crying
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The way they've always done before

Guns N' Roses - Civil War Lyrics


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  • Their best song!
  • Classic [2]
  • Classic
  • help . i cant shout down this song
  • amazing
  • Great song
  • Powerful. Can anyone recommend similar songs, especially with related guitar-reverb-outro-awesomeness?
  • great track
  • "Did you wear a black arm band when they shot the man who said peace could last forever?" That line gets me every time.
  • most underrated GNR song, a true rock masterpiece, both music and lyrics :) and the most serious GNR song :)

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