Our Generation (The Hope of the World) (Legend John)

[John Legend] Hope of the world is in our generation (let's straighten it out) It's all left up to us, to change this present situation (let's straighten it out) Take caution from our elders, don't make the same mistake (let's straighten it out) Let's fill the world with love, and get rid of all the hate Our elders taught us one thing but, practice another Just look what happened to the Indian and the brother (Straighten it out!) [3x] Hope of the world is in our generation (let's straighten it out) It's all left up to us, to change this present situation (let's straighten it out) Our leaders make us fight, and we don't know what for (let's straighten it out) If they want people killed, let them fight the war! It's gotta end somewhere, this killing's got to cease If no one were to fight, we'd all live in peace Our generation (let's straighten it out) It's all left up to us (let's straighten it out) Our generation (let's straighten it out) Let's do just what we must And straighten it out! (Straighten it out) Gotta straighten it out! (Straighten it out) Straighten it out! (Straighten it out) Yeahhh we gon' straighten it out, yeahh! [CL Smooth] As long as there's a you, there's a better me It's why we're together and stronger than they ever thought it could be A world motherless - can health care cover this? A love for all people no matter what the culture is Our generation, is makin huge strides A self-empowering movement that's on the rise The more the door is open, the more the youth can see a fair chance means a greater opportunity To have a brighter future, deeper insight Work hard to be anything you want in life It's what it's all about, the longevity Educated enough to know what's ahead of me Need to straighten it out, seek and you'll find they can cage your body, but not your mind We lay it all on the line in the struggle We grew, but together here's what we gotta do [John Legend] Our generation (let's straighten it out) It's all left up to us (let's straighten it out) Our generation (let's straighten it out) Let's do just what we must, and straighten it out! [JL with background singers] Our generation - straighten it out! Let's straighten it out - and straighten it out! Heyyyyyyyyy we can straighten it out, YEAHHH! C'mon yeah! Our generation - let's straighten it out Hey hey, we'll straighten it out We'll straighten it out - straighten it out New York City, better straighten it out Atlanta, better straighten it out In Los Angeles, you better straighten it out We can straighten it out, we can straighten it out [fades out]