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Riff: will.i.am – “The World Is Crazy”

Apr 23, 2013

I heard a priest tell a lie at the podium/The whole world in a state of pandemonium

from The World Is Crazy lyrics by will.i.am

Perhaps it’s only because everything else has been so unspeakably awful, but the socially-conscious hip-pop of “The World Is Crazy” is actually not bad. And while will’s simple overview of the world’s problems won’t have the UN on the phone, at least there’s finally some sign of substance; [LISTEN].

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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