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War and Peace Lyrics

Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 12:10 PM

I really love this song, but I'm confused by the lyrics and maybe you guys can help me. I bought The Oracle digitally, so I don't have the CD inserts to check and am going off what's on the internet. I had always though it was "war and peace inside my head" but every thing I see says "war and peace inside my hand." Then the last two verses say "war and peace inside my head" after "war and peace inside my hand."

I don't get it... wouldn't it make more sense with the rest of the song if it was war and peace inside my head? Especially since he says "this war and peace inside me?" That's one of the reasons I relate to the song... I often feel like there is war and peace fighting in my head. TMI probably... :-)

Here are the lyrics I've found. Are they correct? I really don't want to be singing the song wrong!! What am I not understanding?

Here we go

Dance with the devil inside of me
I'm longing for a second chance
And taste what seems to remind me
Of all my skulls and skeletons

Live and let live
Die and let die

War and peace in my hand
My temptations
This war and peace inside
Will take me to the end

Hell awaits, it's closing in on me
It strokes its hand down on my back
And no more mistakes
My intentions are finally clear
From how I've always been

Live and let live
Die and let die
Live and let live
Die and let die

War and peace in my hand
My temptations
This war and peace inside
Won't end, yeah

War and peace in my hand, yeah
This war and peace
Inside my head
Will take me to the end

War and peace in my hand
My temptations
This war and peace inside
Won't end, ah yeah

War and peace in my hand, yeah
This war and peace
Inside my head
Will take me to the end



Miss T

Replies to This Posting

  1. MIA avatar MIA

    Re: War and Peace Lyrics

    Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 12:47 PM

    i would think head too.

    if singing along you could always.
    war and peace inside my ...and hum.

    i'll have to give it another listen.....
    "e"

  2. MIA avatar MIA

    Re: War and Peace Lyrics

    Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 12:49 PM

    ok it does sound like hand....

    let me check the CD....insert thing
    "e"

  3. MIA avatar MIA

    Re: War and Peace Lyrics

    Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 12:49 PM

    nope, now one part sounds like head.....
    "e"

  4. MIA avatar MIA

    Re: War and Peace Lyrics

    Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 12:52 PM

    had to put the gloves on to look at the CD as lol it's signed....and you should buy a copy for when you meet them....get them to sign it...no lyrics that i saw with it.

    ok i'm going with head.... its head....yep...
    "e"

  5. Re: War and Peace Lyrics

    Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 11:28 AM

    know, I've been meaning to get a hard copy. It's the only album I don't have a hard copy of and we can't have that!

    Thanks for your help. I really think it's head too. It's just gotta be. And I guess if it isn't, it will be when I sing it b/c that's what makes sense to me! :-)
    Miss T