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The Ship Of State Is All At Sea

This song is by Roger Waters and appears on the album Ça Ira (2005).

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RINGMASTER
The ship of state is all at sea
The King confused
'Tis hard enough to place one foot before the last
To tread a path preordained by a law divine

But to pad all aimless on a shifting sea
Each man an island free to choose his fate
God's death; what dizzy, giddy, fall from grace

Commerce, that barometer of faith
Tolls warning of the coming storm
No coffee in the marketplace
No peace on earth for rich or poor

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