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Intro - Live From Berlin 2018 Lyrics

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eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Live In Berlin (2020)

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I’m sorry

Nothing to stop this being the best day ever

I’m sorry

Nothing to keep us from where we should be

I don't want to be an emperor
I don't want to rule or conquer anyone
I should like to help everyone if possible
We all want to help one another
Human beings are like that
We want to live by each other's happiness
Not by each other's misery
We don't want to hate and despise one another

This is no time not to be alive

And this world has room for everyone
And the good Earth is rich and can provide for everyone
The way of life can be free and beautiful
But we have lost the way
Greed has poisoned men's souls
Has barricaded the world with hate
Has goose-stepped us into misery and bloodshed
We have developed speed
But we have shut ourselves in

Love, love is all we have left

More than machinery
We need humanity
More that cleverness
We need kindness and gentleness
Without these qualities life will be violent
And all will be lost

Love, love is all we have left
Love, love is all we have left

Do not despair
The misery that is now upon us is but the passing of greed
The bitterness of men who fear the way of human progress
The hate of men will pass
And dictators die
And the power they took from the people will return to the people
You, the people have the power
The power to create machines
The power to create happiness
You, the people, have the power to make this life free and beautiful
To make this life a wonderful adventure
Then, in the name of democracy
Let us use that power, let us all unite
Let us fight for a new world
A decent world that will give youth a future and old age a security
By the promise of these things, brutes have risen to power
But they lie
They never will
Dictators free themselves but they enslave the people
Now let us fight to fulfill that promise
Let us fight to free the world
To do away with national barriers
In the name of democracy, let us all unite