Big City

Operation Ivy, Operation Ivy

Contributors
Bass, Backing Vocals: Matt McCall
Guitar, Backing Vocals: Lint
Drums, Backing Vocals: Dave Mello
Vocals: Jesse Michaels
Lyrics

Concrete and chaos rise up
Spiderweb across the land
Like a giant rash
Forests lie down below
Foundations of buildings in a bed of ash
Some people here got it real good
'Cause the glass towers bring prosperity
And other people starve in the street
Because concrete knows no sympathy

Big city [x6]
Big city, it's a wishing well
Big city, it's a living hell

This town it's fucking insane
How one will starve and another will gain
It's like a giant mechanical brain
And the people are cells and the streets are veins
It thinks only of itself
A thousand limbs crawling as it expands and grows
And still the concrete sits there
Sits there stark grey and cold

Big city [x6]
Big city, it's a wishing well
Big city, it's a living hell

And I think I wanna be a brick layer
So I can put another brick in the wall
It's sanitary rational and happy and sane
Growing like a flower to surround us all

Big city [x6]
Big city, it's a wishing well
Big city, it's a living hell

Big city [x6]
Big city, it's a wishing well
Big city, it's a living hell

Artist Bio

Operation Ivy

Operation Ivy

Hellcat Records has released a remastered self-titled album from iconic ska-punk group Operation Ivy. Originally distributed by Lookout! Records as a compilation in 1991, which ...

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