R.E.M. Lyric Annotations FAQ
R.E.M.: Green: World Leader Pretend


"It's high time I've razed the walls"
This song plays with "raise" and "raze", which are homonymic antonyms [words that sound the same but have opposite meanings]. [Ron Henry]
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