Pax Americana

by Paul Cargnello

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Racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, patriarchy, white-supremacy, xenophobia, colonialism, imperialism, capitalism... be gone. Here is a new song from the heart, a soundtrack to the changing tide.

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PAX AMERICANA
(Music & Lyrics: Paul Cargnello)

Pax Americana
Hollywood's a world away
yet it fits in the palm of my hand

Pax Americana
New York's got an interstate
yet that's behind us now

Pax Americana
Washington's a state of mind
that we don't want to know

Pax Americana
the French Quarter's torn apart
the 9th Ward's washed away

You found States of clay
and I thought I heard you say
"Did I play my part well?"
like you couldn't tell
before the curtains fell

Pax Americana
Gettysburg is being fought
each and every day

and you looked the other way

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released February 1, 2017
Music & Lyrics by Paul Cargnello.
All instruments performed by Paul Cargnello.

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Paul Cargnello Montreal, Québec

Paul Cargnello is one of Montreal's favourite prolific troubadours. He has always been able keep the critics on their toes, and the fans wanting more.

Paul Cargnello est devenu l’un des troubadours les plus prolifiques du Québec. À chaque album, Il trouve une façon de surprendre les critiques et repousse sans cesse ses propres limites, au grand plaisir des fans.
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