Suburban War

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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire is an indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, consisting of husband and wife duo of Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, along with Will Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury, Jeremy Gara, and Sarah Neufeld. The band came to prominence in 2004 with the release of their criti… more »

Let's go for a drive, see the town tonight 
There's nothing to do but I don't mind when I'm with you

This town's so strange they built it to change 
And while we sleep we know the streets get rearranged 
My old friends, we were so different then
 Before your war against the suburbs begin

 Before it began 

Now the music divides us into tribes 
You grew your hair so I grew mine
You said the past won't rest
 Until we jump the fence and leave it behind 

My old friends, I can remember when
You cut your hair, I never saw you again 
Now the cities we live in could be distant stars
And I searched for you in every passing car

The night's so long
Yeah the night's so long
I've been living in the shadows of your song
 Living in the shadows of your song

In the suburbs I, I learned to drive 
You told me we would never survive,
So grab your mother's keys, we leave tonight

But you started a war that we can't win
We keep erasing all the streets we grew up in
Now the music divides us into tribes  Choose your side, I'll choose my side

All my old friends they don't know me now
All my old friends are staring through me now
All my old friends they don't know me now
All my old friends they don't know me now
All my old friends, they


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