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Oingo Boingo Lyrics
"Wake Up (It's 1984)"

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Wake up, won't you listen to me?
Wake up, won't you listen to me?
Won't you listen to me?

Wake up, won't you listen to me?
Wake up, won't you listen to me?
Won't you listen to me, won't you listen to me?

Big brother's watching, we watch him back
We see right through his disguise
He tries to scare us with angry words
But we all know that they're lies
Whole world is waiting
Just see the fear in their eyes

Whole world is watching, observing every move
Is it beginning or the end?
Just like a chess game, but so intense
That I just don't understand
Anticipation, it's much to big to pretend

Wake up, it's 1984
Wake up, but we've been here before
Wake up, it's 1984
Wake up, but we've been here before, here before

Big brother's screaming but we don't care
'Cause he's got nothing to say
Think of the future, think of the prophecy
Think of the children of today
Big brother's marching
So we all stand in his way

Open your eyes sisters and brothers
Neatly disguised, so far away
Open your heart, try to remember
Two worlds apart but so close

Wake up, it's 1984
Wake up, but we've been here before
Wake up, it's 1984
Wake up, but we've been here before, here before

All our lives leading up to this day, watching and waiting

Wake up, wake up
Wake up, wake up

Open your eyes sisters and brothers
Neatly disguised, so far away
Open your heart, try to remember
Two worlds apart but so close

Wake up, it's 1984
Wake up, but we've been here before
Wake up, it's 1984
Wake up, but we've been here before, here before

Whole world is watching, anticipating
Big brother's marching, is it beginning or the end?

Wake up, it's 1984
Wake up, but we've been here before
Wake up, it's 1984
Wake up, but we've been here before

Wake up, it's 1984
Wake up, but we've been here before
Wake up, it's 1984
Wake up, but we've been here before

Wake up, it's 1984
This song is from the album "Good For Your Soul".