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[Justified] [Deadly Tradition] [Deadman's Shirt] [Restless]
[Drowned Out] [Ducks Are Go] [BetterFasterCheaper]
[Close The Door] [Headline News] [Keep Steady] [After Dark]
[Organized Madness] [Factory] [One Horse Town] [Plastic World]
\[No Control]

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[Justified]
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All you got to do is try
Nothing changes and you sit there asking why
All you got to do is change
You're afraid of faliure so your lifestyle still remains

You got to show me what you believe in
Stop making excuses for all the things you said and did
Telling stories about what you meant to be
Live it right do it right and one day you'll see

You justified your backwards life
You always sold yourself short
You justified your backwards life
Now it's time it's time you made it work

It's all too easily justified
No one's perfect but you never tried
It's all to easily justified
You laughed it up you put it aside
You never tried

All you got to do is try
Nothing changes and you sit there asking why
All you got to do is change
You're afraid of faliure so your lifestyle still remains

It's too easy to sit on your ass
Wasting time much like you wasted it in the past
Telling stories about things you've never done
Let's see you do those things let's see you become someone

You justified your backwards life
You always sold yourself short
You justified your backwards life
Now it's time it's time you made it work

It's all too easily justified
No one's perfect but you never tried
It's all to easily justified
You laughed it up you put it aside
You never tried

Why are you thinking you've got to be putting all your faith
In the past you should have left behind
I've got one word for you and that word is Try

You never tried

Justify

It's too easy to sit on your ass
Wasting time much like you wasted it in the past
Telling stories about things you've never done
Let's see you do those things let's see you become someone

You got to show me what you believe in
Stop making excuses for all the things you said and did
Telling stories about what you meant to be
Live it right do it right and one day you'll see

It's all too easily justified
No one's perfect but you never tried
It's all too easily justified
You laughed it up and put it aside
You never tried

You never tried you never tried you always put it aside
You never tried you never tried

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[Deadly
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Close your eyes as

Close your eyes as you bring it to your mouth

The day will come when there will be no soil
We'll all starve and the meat will spoil
So close your eyes as you bring it to your mouth
Imagine the repercussions stop thinking of yourself

It's a meal but the dilemma remains the same
It's not survival you never see their pain
So close your eyes as you bring it to your mouth
Try eating dinner in a slaughterhouse

Where do you draw the line you say right or wrong it's tradition
It's a human condition
Animal instinct or do you really think it's nutrition
It's a deadly tradition

Where do you draw the line you say right or wrong it's tradition
It's a human condition
Animal instinct or do you really think it's nutrition
It's a deadly tradition

Your belly's full but you eat anyway
It's a perfect example of human greed and waste
So close your eyes as you bring it to your mouth
Imagine the repercussions stop thinking of yourself

We've had the options we've had them all this time
To change our ways to better all our lives
So close your eyes as you put it to your mouth
Try eating dinner in a slaughterhouse

Where do you draw the line you say right or wrong it's tradition
It's a human condition
Animal instinct or do you really think it's nutrition
It's a deadly tradition

A deadly tradittion that never ends

The day will come when there will be no soil
We'll all starve and the meat will spoil
So close your eyes as you bring it to your mouth
Imagine the repercussions stop thinking of yourself

It's a meal but the dilemma remains the same
It's not survival you never see their pain
So close your eyes as you bring it to your mouth
Try eating dinner in a slaughterhouse

Where do you draw the line you say right or wrong it's tradition
It's a human condition
Animal instinct or do you really think it's nutrition
It's a deadly tradition

Where do you draw the line you say right or wrong it's tradition
It's a human condition
Animal instinct or do you really think it's nutrition
It's a human tradition

Close your eyes as
Close your eyes as you bring it to your mouth
Close your eyes

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[Deadman's Shirt]
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You act as if we've met before
Right or wrong you only see two sides
My appearance is an open door
it's open wide take a look inside

You don't care that you judged me wrong
You just assumed I was dead and gone all along
Because what I'm wearing has no worth
Go ahead treat me like dirt

Like wearing a deadman's shirt
Like wearing a deadman's shirt
You can't find it in you to see through the dirt
Like wearing a dead man's shirt

I'm not what you think I am 'cause thinking takes some work
Like wearing a dead man's shirt

I'm not what you think I am 'cause thinking takes some work
Like wearing a dead man's shirt

Just another face to you unfamiliar and misunderstood
This shirt belongs to you it fits me loose I'd take it off if I could

And you don't care that you judged me wrong
you just assumed I was dead and gone all along
Beause what I'm wearing has no worth
Go ahead treat me like dirt

Like wearing a deadman's shirt
Like wearing a deadman's shirt
You can't find it in you to see through the dirt
Like wearing a dead man's shirt

I'm not what you think I am 'cause thinking takes some work
Like wearing a dead man's shirt

I'm not what you think I am 'cause thinking takes some work
Like wearing a dead man's shirt

And you put it on me
'Cause you couldn't wear it
And now you can't stand to see
No you couldn't bear it

You put it on me 'cause you couldn't wear it
now you can't see no you can't bear it
Now go ahead treat me like dirt

Like wearing a deadman's shirt
You put it on me 'cause you couldn't wear it
You can't stand to see now you can't bear it
Go ahead treat me like dirt

Like wearing a deadman's shirt
Like wearing a deadman's shirt
You can't find it in you to see through the dirt
Like wearing a dead man's shirt

You act as if we've met before
Right or wrong you only see two sides
My appearance is an open door
It's open wide take a look inside

And now I'm wearing a deadman's shirt
To you it never fades never bends never burns
And I'll wear it 'til the end
No turning back I'll wear it 'til the end

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[Restless]
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WAKE UP

Wake up to the sirens whittling away at you
Wake up to the sirens wake up got things to do

The kids are restless anticipation tests their nerves
Sirens going off while the rest of the nation lay there dreaming
Way past twelve o-clock waiting to inherit what is theirs
Waiting dreaming waiting screaming
It's the time they serve

While the rest of the nation is asleep and dreaming
The kids are restless in the streets they are screaming
While the rest of the nation is asleep and dreaming
The kids are restless in the streets

The kids are restless, anticipation tests their nerves
Sirens going off while the rest of the nation lay there dreaming
Way past twelve o-clock waiting to inherit what is theirs
Waiting screaming waiting dreaming
It's the time they serve

A gunshot echoes throughout a sleeping dreaming city
Like a cry for attention they'll have to die before it's heard
Ideas of law and justice are forgotten due to police example
Setting fire to the regulations just to watch them burn

While the rest of the nation is asleep and dreaming
The kids are restless in the streets they are screaming
While the rest of the nation is asleep and dreaming
The kids are restless in the streets they are screaming

Screaming

Wake up to the sirens wake up the world is new
wake up to the sirens wake up got things to do
Wake up to the sirens wake up the world is new
Wake up to the sirens whittling away at you
Got things to do

While the rest of the nation is asleep and dreaming
The kids are restless in the streets they are screaming
While the rest of the nation is asleep and dreaming
The kids are restless in the streets they are screaming Screaming
Screaming out for all to hear

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[Drowned Out]
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You see it you turn away you wouldn't know what to say
Drive by avert your eyes and try to place the blame

You never stopped to think might be all a lie
you'd rather remain in your car and watch it all slide by

Drowned out drowned out free me from this place
We're the drowned out part of this self destructive race

Drowned out drowned out let me walk alone
Drowned out without a car or a car phone

Voices drowned out in this fast paced world
Everyone is shouting still no one's being heard

Civilisation has come so far
that one man's voice is drowned out by the cars

Smog shields us from the stars
What did we do to deserve these bars

The traffic the highways that's just the way we live
Alchoholic tendencies why does it have to be like this

Rat race rat cage to me it's all the same
Sooner or later there will be nothing left to rearrange

Drowned out drowned out free me from this place
We're the drowned out part of this self destructive race

Drowned out drowned out let me walk alone
Drowned out without a car or a car phone

Voices drowned out in this fast paced world
Everyone is shouting still no one's being heard

Civilisation has come so far
that one man's voice is drowned out by the cars
Drowned out drowned out free me from this place
We're the drowned out part of this self destructive race

Drowned out drowned out let me walk alone
Drowned out without a car or a car phone

Drowned out

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[Ducks Are Go!]
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[a tribute to the West Coast Bank Bandit]

Ducks are go!

Up from the bay he's violating parole
The duck man's back and he's ready to go
If you got some cash to lend
Get ready for a rock and roll weekend

Living like others could only dream
On the road on the run and always on the scene
Can't keep him from the rush can't keep him from the green
He's living like others could only dream

He owes you fifty bones but you won't sweat it
He's on the take you'd better bet he'll get it
All he needs is a backpack and a bike
He'd rob 'em all for a pack of strikes

I know he would 'cause ducks are go!

A punk rock Dillinger D.B. Cooper
Smooth talkin' bank robbin' hell of a crook
Better wish him luck let him be on his way
Takin care of business at the bank

Living like others could only dream
On the road on the run and always on the scene
Can't keep him from the rush can't keep him from the green
He's living like others could only dream

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[BetterFasterCheaper]
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Productivity is up now
It's at an all time high

Got to go to work got to move faster
Got to survive

Efficiency today is all the rave
Work them to the bone and you will save

Better faster cheaper
Got to keep up got to keep up keep up

Post-Industrial Capitolism
Took the world by storm

Buying all the third world labor
Slavery was soon reborn

Child labor overseas
Chinese prisoners work for free

Better faster cheaper
Got to keep up got to keep up keep up

Better faster cheaper
Stepping on toes stabbing backs just to keep up
They came they saw
Backed up by the U.S. law
They came they stole
Industrialized for oil and coal
They came they killed
Conformed the countries to their will
They let them starve
Told them to ignore their scars
To ignore their scars

It could be much worse

Wreck it wreck it wreck it all
There's a glitch in the system it's going to fall
Wreck it wreck it wreck it all
We learned to walk before we could crawl

Got to keep up got to keep up keep up

Productivity is up now
It's at an all time high
Got to go to work got to move faster
No don't ask why
Efficiency today is all the rave
Work them to the bone and
you will save

Better faster cheaper
Got to keep up got to keep up keep up

Got to keep up got to keep up keep up
Got to keep up got to keep up

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[Close The Door]
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Close the door ready ready go
Comfortable in your coffin with your remote control
Sit down shut up inspection by the thought patrol
Giving up to lockdown in a life without parole

Do you do this to yourself 'cause you're afraid to die
Lock yourself up safe but not safe from your lies
I'm not the only one who just wants to know why
Tell me why you won't come out tonight

You close the door

You close the door to life

Shut it out and shoot it down
Keep input to a minimum let eyes buzz around
Convenience laden home sweet home security system goes on
A breach of your comfort zone can't reach you by the phone

Do you do this to yourself 'cause you're afraid to die
Lock yourself up safe but not safe from your lies
I'm not the only one who just wants to know why
Tell me why you won't come out tonight

You won't come out tonight

Close the door ready ready go
Comfortable in your coffin with your remote control
Sit down shut up inspection by the thought patrol
Giving up to lockdown in a life without parole

Are you afraid to die
Lock yourself up safe but not safe from your lies
I'm not the only one who just wants to know why
Tell me why you won't come out tonight

You close the door

You close the door to life

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[Headline News]
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Headline News

The unnameable the unspeakable
The bizzare and unusual
The hit movie sequel
We got views dissagreeable
And the cruel

And a thirty minute documentary of the world today
A view into our backyards
We entertain ourselves
Our hells trivializing real life
Serial killers Community pillars
Learn to fear the dark city night

Caster overheard we overheard
The world is ours it's all in our head
They say the truth only goes so far
Chain me to the screen
Feed me intraveneously
I won't know what it means
But pacified is the way I want to be

The unnameable the unspeakable
The bizzare and unusual
The hit movie sequel
Wipe up the drool now
You're being fooled

What to watch or what to do
It's all talk who will you choose
Tell me the facts tell me the truth
Another broadcast of headline news

Headline news
Headline news
Why'd you go and choose
Headline news

The unnameable the unspeakable
The bizzare and unusual
The hit movie sequel
We got views dissagreeable
And the cruel

And a thirty minute documentary of the world today
A view into our backyards
We entertain ourselves
Our hells trivializing real life
Serial killers Community pillars
Learn to fear the dark city night

Caster overheard we overheard
The world is ours it's all in our head
They say the truth only goes so far
Chain me to the screen
Feed me intraveneously
I won't know what it means
But pacified is the way I want to be

On the TV
It's what I want to see

Caster over heard we overheard
Television's got the trance
On mainstream eyes
All we need are the answers
All we get are mainstream lies

The unnameable the unspeakable
The bizzare and unusual
The hit movie sequel
Wipe up the drool now
You're being fooled

What to watch or what to do
It's all talk who will you choose
Tell me the facts tell me the truth
Another broadcast of headline news

Headline news
Headline news
Why'd you go and choose
Headline news

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[Keep Steady]
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No I won't follow with the flow
No I won't just pass go

I've done what I've done and I'll do it again
You heard what I said and you know what I meant
I know where I've been and I know where I'm headed
Got to keep motivated got to keep steady
I've done what I've done and I'll do it again
I don't want it
You can keep your helping hand

No I won't follow with the flow to pass go
I don't have to listen I've got my ambitions
I've played this game before I know what I'm missing
Faster than some but slower than most
It's hard to keep steady
When everyone else says you're not ready

No I won't follow with the flow to pass go
I don't have to listen I've got my ambitions
I've played this game before I know what I'm missing

I've done what I've done and I'll do it again
You heard what I said and you know what I meant
No respect for what I've done
All you can say is I'm faster than some

Slower than most
It's hard to keep steady
When everyone else says you're not ready
Faster than some
But slower than most
It's hard to keep steady
When everyone else says you're not ready

Never ever be level headed
I've done what I've done and I'll do it again
I don't want it
You can keep your helping hand

No I won't follow with the flow to pass go
I don't have to listen I've got my ambitions
I've played this game before I know what I'm missing
Faster than some but slower than most
It's hard to keep steady
When everyone else says you're not ready

Never ever be level headed
I've done what I've done and I'll do it again
I don't want it
You can keep your helping hand

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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 pick a fight in a violent rage
You think you're indestructible
At this age

Now you're going to town thinking you have won
You are the one and only trailer park's son

Fuck conversation
We got something to do
A rotten education
Rotten drugs to find 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 drink another beer
Maybe have 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 town thinking you have won
You are the one and only trailer park's son

It's after dark in the trailer park
You've got to leave your mark

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[Organized Madness]
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You'll never know it all know it all
At all

You've got more rules than you'll ever use
And they're not for you until you abuse them
Their word there is no way to make it work
Today's world this we don't deserve

So sorry son you have no say
Assume you're wrong enjoy your angst
Their word there is no way to make it work
Today's world this we don't deserve

Spent most of my life in school
And I learned all the golden rules
Still I'll always wonder how
I'll make it right here right now

To most of us it seems absurd
With no questions asked we're meant to learn
We get no answers just a lot of words
We ask what it takes for a place in this world

We got more rules to work for us
But your twenty years of education
Just isn't enough
Their word there is no way to make it work
Today's world this we don't deserve

We don't deserve this

Damn

Speaking your mind may have repercussions
Stepping out of line is considered counterproductive
Failing to pass go is self destructive

You learn something new every day
And it still won't account for all their mistakes
You can never know it all know it all
At all

Complex society it took a lot to plan this
Looks to me more like organized madness
Their word there is no way to make it work
Today's world this we don't deserve

Spent most of my life in school
And I learned all the golden rules
Still I'll always wonder how
I'll make it right here right now

To most of us it seems absurd
With no questions asked we're meant to learn
We get no answers just a lot of words
We ask what it takes for a place in this world

Place in this world
To most of us it seems absurd
Place in this world
We get no answers just a lot of words
Place in this world

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[Factory]
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All right now
Grow Up

Make no moves until their approved
Making no profit of your own
Follow in the footsteps it's just assumed
Try not to think until your work is done

Factory job the assembly line life
Work hard work everything's all right
It's the way and the future looks bright
Work hard work hard everything's all right

Make no moves until their approved
Make no profit of your own
Follow in the footsteps it's just assumed
Try not to think until your work is done

Work hard play your cards
Keep it all clean
Don't ask any questions
just keep on building their machines

Make no moves until their approved
Make no profit of your own
Follow in the footsteps it's just assumed
Try not to think until your work is done

Factory job the assembly line life
Work hard work everything's all right
It's the way and the future looks bright
Work hard work hard everything's all right

Work hard play your cards it's alright
Work hard play your cards don't excercise your rights
Work hard play your cards be like the rest
Work hard play your cards don't disturb their progress

Work hard play your cards

Die

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[One Horse Town]
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Everybody's walking by
Nothing's shocking anymore
We all sit and wait to die

Everybody's talking like they are headed nowhere

Keep walking and ignore their stares

Got to get out of this one horse town
Because I never want to see the rain again
We got to get out before it brings us down
We're gonna break this monotonous chain we're in

Everybody's walking by

Nothing's shocking anymore
We all sit and wait to die

Everybody's talking like they are headed nowhere

Keep walking and ignore their stares

Everybody's walking by
What went wrong asking why
We all sit and wait to die

Everybody's walked by the same places for so long

Where are you going what went wrong

Got to get out of this one horse town
Because I never want to see the rain again
We got to get out before it brings us down
We're gonna break this monotonous chain we're in

We'll plan our escape from this one horse town
We'll leave it all behind

We laugh to keep our sanity
As if it doesn't bother you
As if it doesn't bother me

We'll plan our escape from this one horse town
We'll leave it all behind

As if it doesn't bother you
As if it doesn't bother me

Everybody's walking by

Nothing's shocking anymore
We all sit and wait to die

Everybody's talking like they are headed nowhere

Keep walking and ignore their stares

Everybody's walking by just about to lose their heads
We all sit and wait to die
Everybody's walked by the same faces same old crowd
We got to get our of this one horse town

We keep laughing to keep our sanity
And plan our escape

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[Plastic World]
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Take a good look at the state we're in
There's not much to say for it

Take a good look at the fear in man
Feel the pain in our starving lands

Feel the effects of procrastination
See its' hand in our dying nations

Now is the time
This is the crime

We live in a plastic world
A time of need
No more excuses now
How will you plead

Watched you sit there
You should have thought of this before
Instead of waging peace
You insisted on waging wars

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[No Control]
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[Sorry, all I have is the chorus...]

Very nice to meet you
But your reputation precedes you
I've got to be going now gotta go
You're off the wall and out of control
No I can't trust you
As far as I can throw you
I've got to be going yeah gotta go
You're off the wall and out of control