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Carry On

by Alborosie







Carry On lyrics with English Translations




[Intro] To all the soldiers pon di battlefield (To all the soldiers on the battlefield) Every ghetto yute a major deal (Every ghetto youth is a major deal)

[Chorus] Deh yah inna Babylon (Here in Babylon) You must work hard and play hard Deh yah inna Babylon (Here in Babylon) You must work hard, and play hard, ohh carry on
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[Verse 1] Only di best is good enough inna dis world made of pest (Only the best is good enough in this world made of pest) The finest evah restless, evah fighting for space, (The finest is always restless, always fighting for more space) Wen mi take di podium dem a sabotage mi race (When I go on the podium, they try to sabotage my race) Inna that case i don't part take inna dem waste, (In that case I don't part take in their waste) Some people, without di benefits there aint no friendship (Some people, without the benefits there isn't any friendship) When sh*t hits the fan, I know what the stench is, Some lay on benches, some lay expensive, I focus on my mission, Yes I know weh my strength is, hey (Yes I know where my strength is, hey) So what about taking a break, from all the animosity, and all this being fake Pictures with a filter, many like yuh filter face, (Pictures with a filter, many like you filter your face) They only see the surface but dem nah guh si di base. (They only see the surface but they're not going to see the base.)

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[Verse 2] Well I don't chase nuh popularity, (Well I don't chase popularity) Di popular belief, was pupa nah guh be so… (The popular belief, was papa's not going to be so…) My message to all the ones who evah doubt me (My message to all the ones who have ever doubted me) You shoulda doubt yuhself before you doubt me (You should of doubted yourself before you had doubted me) But people do bad things so I couldn't be no bad Dem frown if yuh win and if yuh fail dem glad (They frown if you win and if you lose they're glad) Ah god alone ah judge me, suh mek dem be my god (God alone can judge me, so let them be my god) And if dem feel like one then try to stop the road i trod (And if they feel like one, then try to stop the road I trod) There is no love inna di universe, (There is no love in the universe,) People running from the loss, di loss ah worse, (People running from the loss, the loss is worse) People praise di book an neva mind the verse (People praise the book and don't pay attention to the verse) That's why dem live dem lucky life under curse. (That's why they live their lucky life under a curse)

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Outro Mi tell yuh (I tell you) Only di best is good enough inna dis world made of pest (Only the best is good enough in this world made of pest) The finest evah restless, evah fighting for space, (The finest is always restless, always fighting for more space) Wen mi take di podium dem a sabotage mi race (When I go on the podium, they try to sabotage my race) Inna that case i don't part take inna dem dutty waste (In that case I don't part take in their dirty waste)

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