Pressure here and pressure there/ you tell another lie
People touch and people stare/ you tell the world goodbye
This is an ecstatic scene/ cant get enough of it
Legal system rnakes you scream/ you never try to fit
Violence just for violence's sake/ but do you really care
Violence was your first mistake/ and will you ever dare
People come and people go/ you gotta make it stick
No one ever really knows/ the system makes you sick

Teenage Shutdown. One big let down
Teenage Shutdown. One big let down

People on the run around/ ain't got a fucking clue
Never see me on the ground/I don't get through to you
Promises I never keep/ you know it's no surprise
Now I'm in it far too deep/ and you just hide your eyes
Everybody gives it up/ you dont know how to stop
You never get another shot/ and I'm the one on top
People learning how to cry/ it's just another fad
People learning how to die/ and that's what makes me mad

Teenage Shutdown. One big let down
Teenage Shutdown. One big let down

So now you lake another lesson/ but will you ever learn?
Now I've got another weapon/I leave you here to burn
Teenage is what teenage does/ you don't know what to do
Teenage aint what teenage was/ I'm coming after you
Try to tell me what to do/ But I don't hear at all
The system's falling down on you/you gotta take the fall
People get a little close/ that's when I run and hide
It's life that l depend on most/ It's just to save my pride

Teenage Shutdown. One big let down
Teenage Shutdown. One big let down


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    General Commentloved this song ever since i heard it on a NY comp back in the mid-90's.

    btw, lyrics are incomplete.

    Pressure here and pressure there/ you tell another lie
    People touch and people stare/ you tell the world goodbye
    This is an ecstatic scene/ cant get enough of it
    Legal system makes you scream/ you never try to fit
    Violence just for violence's sake/ but do you really care
    Violence was your first mistake/ and will you ever dare
    People come and people go/ you gotta make it stick
    No one ever really knows/ the system makes you sick

    Teenage Shutdown. One big let down
    Teenage Shutdown. One big let down

    People on the run around/ ain't got a fucking clue
    Never see me on the ground/I don't get through to you
    Promises I never keep/ you know it's no surprise
    Now I'm in it far too deep/ and you just hide your eyes
    Everybody gives it up/ you dont know how to stop
    You never get another shot/ and I'm the one on top
    People learning how to cry/ it's just another fad
    People learning how to die/ and that's what makes me mad

    Teenage Shutdown. One big let down
    Teenage Shutdown. One big let down

    Teenage Shutdown. One big let down
    Teenage Shutdown. One big let down

    So now you take another lesson/ but will you ever learn?
    Now I've got another weapon/I leave you here to burn
    Teenage is what teenage does/ you don't know what to do
    Teenage ain't what teenage was/ I'm coming after you
    Try to tell me what to do/ But I don't hear at all
    The system's falling down on you/you gotta take the fall
    People get a little close/ that's when I run and hide
    It's life that l depend on most/ It's just to save my pride

    Teenage Shutdown. One big let down
    Teenage Shutdown. One big let down

    Pressure here and pressure there/ under the gun again
    People touch and people stare/ they tie you up again
    Someone has a better plan/ you don't know what to do
    Someone is the bigger man/ so they got rid of you

    Teenage Shutdown. One big let down
    Teenage Shutdown. One big let down
    slamkingon August 25, 2009   Link

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