Being Really Good at War

from Hygge by Ian Evans

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Detailed lyrics and all the references come free, if you download the album. Lyrics below :-) Cheers, Ian E

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Nathan Johnson didn’t care to fight, but he could do
Aggression is the key to win, should that hard path you choose

It’s so sad that people can get angry or hold a grudge
I disagreed, but didn’t want to shout
Because your chemistry made anger you’ve lost good friends
You thought they were your foes, but they were not

Just look for facts and work it through and always ignore hate
You put yourself in rage, but pretend it controls you mate

They say that anger is an energy and spurs you on
Am I really saying that it’s always bad?
Just to confirm - if you are angry then you are wrong
You’re talking over someone and not getting on

They say Saint Anger’s not respected and that is good
I understand hormones and I sympathise…
Now let’s get back to facts and sort this
Anger’s so certain, but kindess and wisdom are full of doubt

I know that your wife works from anger, but understand…
She kicked and shouted the c word in my face, because I stood near her at a concert
And I stayed calm. I would have been a friend and it’s bullying

From what I’ve read, Gideon Mantle did try his best to work with Owen, but it met with hate

Anger and arguing are the best way you can win
But only for yourself and not for long

The opposite of a conversation is waiting for your own turn, to talk over the other one

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from Hygge, released April 25, 2012
Ian Evans, all instruments and singing

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Pop/experimental/rock musician and songwriter from London

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