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Dreamer
Recorded circa 2008 and released as the 11th track on the album Lotusflow3r (March 24, 2009). Written by Prince.

 
Oh yeah
Hmph
Oh no
Oh yes
Yeah

I was born, raised on the same plantation
N the United States of the red, white and blue
I never knew that I was different
Till Dr. King was on the balcony lyin' n a bloody pool
I expected so much more from a loving, a loving, loving society
A truthful explanation, but U know what?
I got another, another conspiracy

If it was just a dream
Listen...
Call me, call me a dreamer 2

More rewards and accolades than anyone b4 or after
21st century, oh what a shame, what a shame
Race, huh, race still matters
A race 2 what and where r we goin'?
We n the same boat but I'm the only 1 rowin'

Last time I checked U were sleepin'
Hmph, but U can call me a dreamer 2
Uh-huh
Separatist

Yeah
Ooh
Yeah
Ow
Uh

Peanut butter logic served on a bed of lies
Don't go down 2 easy when U seein' ur father cryin'
Have U ever clutched the steering wheel of ur car 2 tight?
Prayin' that the police sirens just pass U by that night
While the helicopter circles, uh, theory's gettin' deep, uh
Think they're sprayin' chemicals over the city while we sleep

From now on I'm stayin' awake
U can call me a dreamer 2
Aw, I got 1 eye open 4 the separatist fool
Oh yeah! Oh yeah no!
Help me! Whoo!
C'mon, c'mon!
Yeah!
Yeah-ooh!

Uh
Wake up
Please wake up
So what's it feel like?
Do U feel like?
U must b kidding
It's time 2 wake up
Wake up, wake up


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