But deep inside my heart
I know I can't escape
The first two lines in the song which seems to denote a sort of transition (or wish of) from an old state to a new revolutionary society/world/state.
As it is also the case throughout the song, the speaker has trouble with — or is simply not able to fulfill — the transition.
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