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[The Readymen - Demo Tape Lyrics]


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[Raw Deal] [Time Bomb] [Waste Away]
[Mission Earth] [After Dark] [Suspect Device]
[Summertime] [Meat Head] [That's Right]
[Another Line] [Starving] [Spineless]


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[RAW DEAL]
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Sick and tired of living in Eugene
Sick and tired of dealing with the scene
Everyone (yeah) lives in Eugene
It's a raw deal and you're in it with me

(Hey! Hey!)

Products of yourselves but you never ask why
You live right next door but you never come by

Raw Deal! Oi! Oi! Oi!
Raw Deal!

Sitting by yourselves but you'd never listen to me
Products of yourselves you just watch T.V.
Everyone (yeah) watches T.V.
It's a raw deal and you're in it with me

(Hey! Hey!)

Products of yourselves but you never ask why
You live right next door but you never come by

Raw Deal! Oi! Oi! Oi!
Raw Deal! Woah!

We got a raw deal (Hey! Hey! Hey!)
You got a raw deal (Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!)
We got a raw deal (Hey! Hey! Hey!)
We got a raw deal, It's not fair

I can't stand it sitting around
I can't find shit to do in this town
Why can't I find something to sing
Why can't we find somewhere to play

Well it's Eugene now

I can't stand it sitting around
I can't find shit to do in this town
Why can't we find somewhere to play
I can't stand it it's all the same

Well it's not fair now

Products of yourselves but you're watching with me
Products of yourselves you're watching T.V.

Everyone (Yeah!) Watches T.V.
It's a raw deal and you're in it with me

(Hey! Hey!)

Products of yourselves but you never asked why
You live right next door but you never come by

Raw Deal! Oi! Oi! Oi!
Raw Deal! Woah

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[TIME BOMB!]
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Geoffy's got a problem, he's out of control
Geoffy's got a problem, woah

So this is how you spend your time
You follow the leader, your ignorance is a crime
You've been a device and you've been ready for so long
Your time is short, your time is up

Time Bomb!

For so long he never heard what they said
Searching for just where he belonged
You see he existed for fucking his head

For so long he never heard what they said
He needed to know just where he belonged
He was just fucking his head

I saw it so long, Geoffy's Timebomb
Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey!

So now you've got nothing to show for yourself
Except this deranged and twisted mental health
You've been a device and you've been ready for so long
Your time is short, your time is up

Time Bomb!

For so long he never heard what they said
Searching for just where he belonged
You see he existed for fucking his head

For so long he never heard what they said
He needed to know just where he belonged
He was just fucking his head

I saw it so long, Geoffy's Timebomb
Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey!

So now you've got nothing to show for yourself
Except this deranged and twisted mental health
You've been a device and you've been ready for so long
Your time is fucking up

Timebomb!

Why everyday do you kick and shout
Why not spend the time to work it out
Geoffy's got a problem and he's out of control
Geoffy's got a problem - Woah

You've gone on for years thinking you're the best
I think it's time we put it to rest
You've been a device and you've been ready for so long

Timebomb!

For so long he never heard what they said
Searching for just where he belonged
You see he existed for fucking his head

For so long he never heard what they said
He needed to know just where he belonged
He was just fucking his head

I saw it so long, Geoffy's Timebomb
Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey!

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[WASTE AWAY]
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Grab a Dr. Pepper and a pack of smokes
I sit on the steps and I dream of my hopes
All these things I have forgot
Some eighteen birthday wishes
I can't remember a single one

They're all but gone
They're wasted away
They're all but gone
They're gone today
I'll waste away

Yeah, yeah, said I'm gonna waste away
Yeah, everyday, said I'm gonna waste away
I'm gonna waste away

Grab a Dr. Pepper and a pack of smokes
I sit on the steps and I dream of my hopes
All these things I have forgot
Some eighteen birthday wishes
I can't remember a single one

They're all but gone
They're wasted away
They're all but gone
They're gone today
I'll waste away

Yeah, yeah, said I'm gonna waste away
Yeah, everyday, said I'm gonna waste away
I'm gonna waste away

I'm gonna waste away
I'm gonna waste away
I'm gonna waste away
I'm gonna waste away
Waste away
Waste away
Waste away

All these things I have forgot
Some eighteen birthday wishes
I can't remember a single one

They're all but gone
They're wasted away
They're all but gone
They're gone today
They're all but gone
They're wasted away

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[MISSION EARTH]
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Wakeup call
It's time to go to work
We got another mission
Called the Mission Planet Earth

It's not my fault
That nothing's getting done
Destruction of the earth
Am I the only one

Don't say "Yeah, Yeah.."
Because fuck yeah I care
It's just I have no time
Or money that I can spare

up up up
Word
up up up mission earth

up up up
Word
up up up mission earth

Don't try to give me shit
About my money and my time
'Cause if that's all that it takes
Then use your own fucking dime

'Cause I'd rather spend my fifty cents
On coffee everyday
If that's all it costs to save the world
Find someone else to pay

up up up
Word
up up up mission earth

up up up
Word
up up up mission earth

Mission Earth
up up up Mission Earth
Word
Mission Earth
up up up Mission Earth

Mission Earth
up up up Mission Earth
Word
Mission Earth
up up up Mission Earth

Wakeup call
It's time to go to work
We got another mission
Called the Mission Planet Earth

Wakeup call
It's time to go to work
We got another mission
Called the Mission Planet Earth

Wakeup call
It's time to go to work
We got another mission
Called the Mission Planet Earth

Wakeup call
It's time to go to work
We got another mission
Called the Mission Planet Earth

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[AFTER DARK]
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Drink another couple of beers
We'll pick a fight with the queer

Causing havoc throughout the night
It's just like last week
It's all right

It's your night on the town
You're picking a fight in a drunken rage
You think you're indestructible
At this age

Now you're going to the show I bet you think that you've won
But you've never had a job you fucking white trash bum

Fuck conversation
We need something to do
A rotten education
And a bottle to see you through

Fuck conversation
We need something to do
A rotten education
And a bottle to see you through

Now you've got your daddy's gun
You're taking life on the run
Now it's after dark
In the trailer park

Maybe we'll find something to shoot
Maybe shoot a squirrel or two
Maybe I'll drink another beer
Maybe I'll drink another few

Drink another couple of beers
We'll pick a fight with the queer

Causing havoc throughout the night
It's just like last week
It's all right

It's your night on the town
You pick a fight in a violent rage
You think you're indestructible
At this age

Now you're going to the show I bet you think that you've won
But you've never had a job you fucking white trash bum

It's after dark
It's after dark
It's after dark
It's after dark

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[SUSPECT DEVICE]
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Suspect Device is by Stiff Little Fingers. I don't know the lyrics.

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[SUMMERTIME]
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Getting on a level with you
Was not easy to do
When it happens I see the boy I once was
back and forth with the impossible

Imagination nearly dead
All these things fucking my head
Work to do and bills to pay
Oh how I miss how I miss these old days

Getting on a level with you
Is not easy to do
But when it happens I see the boy I once was
Back and forth with the impossibel

Imagination nearly dead
All these things are fucking my head
Work to do and bills to pay
Oh how I miss how I miss those old days

Old Days
Old Days
Old Days
Old Days

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[MEATHEAD]
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What the fuck are you doing here
Red braces ugly faces you are feeding off of fear
Don't you know that the Third Reich is dead
Adolph Hitler died an impotent bastard full of lead
And just what the hell makes you think you're so great
You'd be the first one I would kill to purify the race

Fascism - They hung Mussolini by his feet
White trash, Redneck your bald head is full of meat
You're not fooling anybody everybody knows
You're just a fucking redneck who got his head mowed
You're not fooling anybody everybody knows
You're just a fucking redneck

You call yourself working class but you've never had a job
You know you're fucking nothing, a worthless fucking slob
Your brain is dead your life is worthless you're just taking up space
You make me sick with all the shit you spout about the master race
And just what the hell makes you think you're so great
You'd be the first one I would kill to purify the race

Ay! Ay! Ay!

I'm sick and tired of your stupidity
Your fascism, Your rascism and your bigotry
You're a meathead with nothing intelligent to say
You're just a meathead chock full of misdirected hate

We need a fascist funeral
We need a fascist funeral
We need a fascist fascist funeral
We need a fascist fascist funeral

What the fuck are you doing here
Red braces ugly faces you are feeding off of fear
Don't you know that the Third Reich is dead
Adolph Hitler died an impotent bastard full of lead
And just what the hell makes you think you're so great
You'd be the first one I'd kill to purify the race

Fascism - They hung Mussolini by his feet
White trash, Redneck your bald head is full of meat
You're not fooling anybody everybody knows
You're just a fucking redneck who got his head mowed
You're not fooling anybody everybody knows
You're just a fucking redneck

Yeah

Ay! Ay! Ay!
Ay! Ay! Ay!
Ay! Ay! Ay!
Ay!

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[THAT'S RIGHT]
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Oh no
You must recover
Oh no
From freedom again
Oh no
You're gonna pay the price
Oh no
For another freedom bargain

That's right, Oh yeah
That's right, Oh yeah
That's right, Oh yeah
That's Right

Oh no
You must recover
Oh no
From freedom itself
Oh no
You're gonna pay the price
Oh no
Because we're living in a freedom hell

Everybody's got something to sell
They got something to sell
Living in a freedom hell
Everybody's got something to sell
Living in a freedom hell

Everybody's got something to sell
They got something to sell
Living in a freedom hell
Everybody's got something to sell
Living in a freedom hell

That's right

Oh no
You must recover
Oh no
From freedom again
Oh no
You're gonna pay the price
Oh no
For another freedom bargain

That's right, Oh yeah
That's right, Oh yeah
That's right, Oh yeah
That's Right

Oh no
You must recover
Oh no
From freedom itself
Oh no
You're gonna pay the price
Oh no
Because we're living in a freedom hell

That's
Right
That's
Right
That's Right
That's Right
That's - Everybody

Everybody's got something to sell
They got something to sell
Living in a freedom hell
Everybody's got something to sell
Living in a freedom hell

Everybody's got something to sell
They got something to sell
Living in a freedom hell
Everybody's got something to sell
Living in a freedom hell

That's Right

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[ANOTHER LINE]
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Where does it come from
A voice from inside
Why not take a listen
It's just another line
Another line

We fall victim to our pitfalls
We fall victim to our pride
What is it who's at fault
It's just another line
Another line

It's about time
It's about time
(Let's go)

It's about time
It's about time
(let's go)

It's about time
About time to go
It's about time we said
Let's go

Opportunity lost
Because we're so fucking blind
Why not just open your eyes
It's just another line
Another line

We fall victim to our weaknesses
And we're weakened by the lie
What is it who's at fault
It's just another line
Another line

Where does it come from
A voice from inside
Why not take a listen
It's just another line
Another line

We fall victim to our pitfalls
We fall victim to our pride
What is it who's at fault
It's just another line

It's about time
It's about time
(Let's go)

It's about time
It's about time
(let's go)

It's about time
About time to go
It's about time we said
Let's go

Opportunity lost
Because we're so fucking blind
Why not just open your eyes
It's just another line
Another line

We fall victim to our weaknesses
And we're weakened by the lie
What is it who's at fault
It's just another line
Another line

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[STARVING]
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I go out every day
I don't know what to do

People seem to know their way
I don't even have a clue

I wander around aimlessly
Me without my direction

No one to talk to no one to see

I go out every day
I don't know what to do

People seem to know their way
I don't even have a clue

I wander around aimlessly
Me without my direction

No one to talk to no one to be

Well I'm starving for information
I'm starving for fullfillment
I'm starving for peace of mind

I'm starving

I go out every day
I don't know what to do

People seem to know their way
I don't even have a clue

I wander around aimlessly
Me without my direction

No one to talk to no one to see

I go out every day
I don't know what to do

People seem to know their way
I don't even have a clue

I wander around aimlessly
Me without my direction

No one to talk to no one to be

Well I'm starving for information
I'm starvingfor fulfillment
I'm starving for peace of mind

I'm starving

Starvation in an empty civilization
Starvation in this empty civilization

Yeah we're starving in this empty civilization
Yeah we're starving in this empty civilization

We're starving
We're starving
We're starving
Yeah, We're starving

I go out every day
I don't know what to do

People seem to know their way
I don't even have a clue

I wander around aimlessly
Me without my direction

No one to talk to no one to see

I go out every day
I don't know what to do

People seem to know their way
I don't even have a clue

I wander around aimlessly
Me without my direction

No one to talk to no one to be

I'm starving for information
I'm starving for fulfillment
I'm starving for peace of mind

I'm starving

Starving, Starving, Starving
Starving, Starving, Starving
Starving, Starving, Starving
Starving!

(J.P.: "AAAAAGH!")

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[SPINELESS]
---------
Choke on another dollar bill
you've got to find a shoe
Yes another shoe to fill
I know you have a plan to find the easy way out
But there are no easy outs
Though I know you have your doubts

Because that dude was Spineless

He did it Spineless

Look at yourself on your knees
You're crying like a pussy
Such a pussy, oh please
Well I know you have a plan to do it your own way
But you wonder if they'll pity you
You wonder what they'll say

Because that dude was Spineless

Backwards in your state of mind
No easy way out, as you will find
It's a contract that you have written and signed
It's harder than that, or that, or any other

Choke on another dollar bill
you've got to find a shoe
Yes another shoe to fill
I know you have a plan to find the easy way out
But there are no easy outs
Though I know you have your doubts

Because that dude was Spineless

He did it Spineless

Look at yourself on your knees
You're crying like a pussy
Such a pussy, oh please
Well I know you have a plan to do it your own way
But you wonder if they'll pity you
You wonder what they'll say

Because that dude was Spineless

Choke on another dollar bill
you've got to find a shoe
Yes another shoe to fill
I know you have a plan to find the easy way out
But there are no easy outs
Though I know you have your doubts

Because that dude was Spineless

He did it ...Spineless

Look at yourself on your knees
You're crying like a pussy
Such a pussy, oh please
Well I know you have a plan to do it your own way
But you wonder if they'll pity you
You wonder what they'll say

Because that dude was Spineless

Just wonder wonder wonder what they'll say