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Song Parodies -> "The Wild Wind Blows"

Original Song Title:

"Everybody Knows"

Original Performer:

Leonard Cohen

Parody Song Title:

"The Wild Wind Blows"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

Everybody knows that the world is warming
Everybody knows that the game is lost
Everybody knows we’ve had ample warning
Everybody knows that we can’t face the cost
Everybody knows that it’s too late to stop it
Everybody knows that the course is set
And the record shows
Everybody knows

Everybody knows how the dice are loaded
Everybody knows who will feel it first
Everybody knows the southern poor will be shafted
Everybody knows they will be truly f*cked
Everybody knows the world is full of hucksters
Everybody knows they’re selling techie dreams
They’re just greedy whores
Everybody knows

Everybody knows, everybody knows
That’s how it goes
Everybody knows

Everybody knows, everybody knows
That’s how it goes
Everybody knows

That’s how it goes
Everybody knows

Everybody hopes that what the cynics tell us
Everybody hopes that they just may be right
Everybody hopes that dear ol Al’s just jealous
Everybody hopes we can still turn on the light
Everybody hopes that it is just a nightmare
Everybody hopes that we will wake up soon
But as the wild wind blows
Everybody knows

Everybody hopes that it’s a set up to scare us
Everybody hopes that it will go away
Everybody hopes that the gods will spare us
Everybody hopes we’ll live another day
Everybody knows we should have seen it coming
Everybody knows it’s all got so out of hand
And it really shows
Everybody knows

Everybody hopes they’ll find a way to fix it
Everybody hopes the scientists still have a plan
Everybody hopes that they can cut their carbon footprint
Everybody hopes they that they won’t feel the pain
Everybody knows they are still in denial
Everybody knows their heads are stuck in the sand
They like the status quo
Everybody knows

That’s how it goes
Everybody knows

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