The words that I would use to describe this song are not government oppression but RAT RACE. It's a world that was "born under punches" (2 worlds wars, a depression, etc) and now all anybody wants is stability ("to breathe"). ... Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) song meanings Add your thoughts No Comments. I tend to blame society rather than the government for that invisible hand. Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more.

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The song was released as a single in Japan. Born Under Punches Lyrics as written by Chris Frantz David Byrne. But it certainly has meaning either way.

Non-lyrical content copyright 1999-2020 SongMeanings, Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display, Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) song meanings. Born under punches. "Born under punches" is a political song about the insatisfaction of maiority, or better, almost whole population into a country. Non-lyrical content copyright 1999-2020 SongMeanings, Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display, Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) song meanings, Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) Lyrics. Born Under Punches Lyrics as written by Chris Frantz David Byrne. to tell us what you think this song means.

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Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) Lyrics: Take a look at these hands / Take a look at these hands! Don’t have an account? to tell us what you think this song means. I'm so thin.

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc. Log in now I look at this song as being an interpretation of the way your typical Westerner was looking at the world in 1980. they're passing in-between us, Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) Lyrics, This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody) Lyrics. Lyrics to 'Born Under Punches' by Talking Heads. When I see the government in this song, it is not as a culprit but as something which failed to deal with a corrosive society. @DevastatorJr. Don’t have an account? A medley of "Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)" with two other songs from Remain in Light, "Crosseyed and Painless" and "Once in a Lifetime," reached #20 on the Billboard Dance Music/Club Play Singles chart. Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc. Log in now Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. *NOTE this is just my interpretation, the song could just as easily be praising the government! Non-lyrical content copyright 1999-2020 SongMeanings, Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display, Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) [DVD] song meanings, Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) [DVD], Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) [DVD] Lyrics, This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody) Lyrics. Take a look at these hands Take a look at these hands The hand speaks, the hand of a government man Well I'm a tumbler born under punches, I'm so thin All I want is to breathe (I'm too thin) Won't you breathe with me? Take a look at these hands Take a look at these hands The hand speaks, the hand of a government man Well I'm a tumbler born under punches, I'm so thin It’s super easy, we promise! to tell us what you think this song means. Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc. Log in now Don’t have an account?