Take me to your leader

by Valentine Black

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

      €0.50 EUR  or more

     

about

Irish singer/songwriter Valentine Black has no fear of his latest single, ‘Take me to your leader’,being used in any election campaigns!
It’s a protest song for the 21st century, channelling the anger felt by people with the Irish establishment. However rather than a 17 verse lament, he gets to the point in a three minute pop-rock song, channelling a bit of Bowie and Dylan along the way.
The lyrics may make you think but the chorus willmake you hum along!

lyrics

Take me to your leader

They say the times they are a test
And everything we do is in your best interest
But rest assured you will be stoned
We don’t think you’re ready for a mind of your own
Let’s look abroad, let’s wait and see
It’s a case of national insecurity

Say you la la love us
Say you la la love us
Say you love
But you lie lie lie to us
You lie lie lie to us
You lie.

The protocol is form a committee
So you can be abstained from accountability
It echoes round the walls on Kildare street
The voices become one, it wasn’t me, it wasn’t me
Round here the irony remains the same
If you got the money baby you don’t have to pay!

Say you la la love us
Say you la la love us
Say you love
But you lie lie lie to us
You lie lie lie to us
You lie.

You don’t represent me, you don’t represent.
You don’t represent me, you don’t represent.
Mother better hide your children,
Because here come the government.
Mother better hide your children,
Coz here come the government.

Say you la la love us
Say you la la love us
Say you love
But you lie lie lie to us
You lie lie lie to us
You lie.

credits

released March 1, 2011

tags

license

all rights reserved

about

Valentine Black Ireland

Valentine Black wants his body of work to mix the heart of Springsteen, the head of Dylan, the guts of The Clash and the imagination of Bowie...throw in plenty of melody, and a nod and a wink to more contemporary artists like Arcade Fire, The National, Elbow and James and you’ve got his musical ambition!
His debut album is due for release in Spring 2012.
... more

contact / help

Contact Valentine Black

Streaming and
Download help

Shipping and returns