And for those who say this song is whiny, the point is that you have had the chance to complain about their comments, and so now they get a rebuttal. There was really no place left to go but stand their original position at that point. Had to pull away from the group. The Bush government was crazy. I'm not sure I could They say time heals everything But I'm still waiting I'm through with doubt There's nothing left for me to figure out I've paid a price And I'll keep paying. Anyway, someone said that nobody cares about this issue anymore and that they are beating a dead horse.
It all came flooding back in the process of writing this song, I think we all realized just how painful it had been for us. They have finally decided that they are going to quit trying to appease everyone. Not only about the president but also about people in my country treating me that way just for exercising my right to free speech. Chorus: F I'm Not Ready To Make Nice C I'm not ready to back down Dm I'm still mad as hell and Bb I don't have time to go round and round and round F It's too late to make it right C I probably wouldn't if I could Dm Cause I'm mad as hell Bb Can't bring myself to do what it is you think I should. You all act as if it was a personal attack on your integrity, like your name was bashed on that stage. While it's true that many musicians do indeed express their values political and otherwise through their music, I think they need to be mindful of their influence on people. I'm not sure I could They say time heals everything But I'm still waiting Get the embed code Dixie Chicks - Taking the Long Way Album Lyrics1.
Archived from on November 2, 2013. For the issue dated February 24, 2007, in the wake of its Grammy success, the song re-entered the Hot 100 at number 4, after a 20-week absence, becoming the band's highest charting single to date on the general music charts. Once again, you are seriously sounding like a nazi. Just because you decided to ignore the issue doesn't mean it has disappeared for them. I'm ashamed Bush is from Texas to.
You should think deeply what you say before you say it. It was also performed at the , just minutes before the band won the awards for and. First amendment gives them the right to speak their minds. In another scene, the band members are sitting in a chair and when Natalie gets up to say something, Martie and Emily pull her back in to the chair. President Bush has only proved her point in the past year or two and plus the fact she has the right to say whatever she wants.
All lyrics provided for educational purposes only. Everyone does every single day of their life and they can't deny that. You people want to crucify Natalie Maines for speaking out against what she thinks is unjust, and yet you'll still go out and buy a f--king R. Kelly album even though he's out sleeping with minors. Everybody has a duty to act in the political scene. And wouldn't it be great if more musicians and other public figures took their status seriously and actually gave us something worthy to imitate? Indeed, Maines said that she and the other songwriters wanted the song to have a universal interpretation.
It turned my whole world around And I kind of like it I made my bed and I sleep like a baby With no regrets and I don't mind sayin' It's a sad, sad story when a mother will teach her Daughter that she ought to hate a perfect stranger And how in the world can the words that I said Send somebody so over the edge That they'd write me a letter Sayin' that I better Shut up and sing or my life will be over. Natalie Maines used her influence to denounce Bush. On February 11, 2007, it won three in the categories of , , and. In my school, impressionable kids think whatever they hear their favorite band say about any sort of a political connotation. Bush is the worst president in American history. Being such a good song I immediately opened the iTunes Music Store to buy it and found nothing. I mean who do they think they are anyway? I only wish more of our own citizens shared your beliefs and Natalie's conviction.
Oh please, do us all a favor and grow up! Listening to the radio yesterday I heard a great new song that I was certain was the. But now that she has brought her whimpy, whiny, spoiled attitude to her music, I will be writing to the local radio stations asking them to pull this disgraceful song off of the air. But I did want to apologise. Btw, I love the music video very much. You put a bad name on all Christians.
People were harder on the Dixie Chicks for using their free speech right than they are on child molesters and murders, which just get slapped on the hand and say go do it again. They are a great country group and always will be. I mean, isn't the whole point of freedom of speech is that you don't have to agree with the status quo? Honesty is the core of powerful art. Flanagan, as Maines, states that there is no , she supports radical , and that every woman should wear a. They ignored what the constitution said about free speech and no one was brave enough to stand up for them except there fans.