"Triumph Of The Swill" as written by Eric Reed Boucher, Raymond John Pepperelle, Geoffrey Lyall and Darren Henley....
Life can only get better
All you need to do is fall in love
Everyone else has fun but you
Buy that fun you'll fit in too

Dance your problems away
GOVERNMENT MUSIC
Cheap escape to that mind-control beat
GOVERNMENT MUSIC
Mellow out-Life's too hard
You don't even want to think

See the macho cock-rock metal heroes
Vomit fire out of their big mouths
Shake your fists obediently
Make Leni Riefenstahl real proud

See the Aryan bozo with the red guitar
Parachute on the White House lawn
Gonna bomb the commies with his air guitar
So dumb he can't drive 55

Like Bing Crosby before them
GOVERNMENT MUSIC
Too idiotic to be real
GOVERNMENT MUSIC
You want it loud?
We'll make sure it goes nowhere
So you won't get ideas

Triumph of the swill
Triumph of the swill
Triumph of the swill
Triumph of the swill

Music is banned in Khomeini's Iran
On the grounds that it stimulates the brain
We've done him one better in the land of coke & honey
Using music to put people's brains to sleep

Ever wonder why commercial radio's so bad?
It's 'cause someone upstairs wants it that way
If the Doors or John Lennon were getting started now
The industry wouldn't sign 'em in a million years

So what do we get
GOVERNMENT MUSIC
Christian censorship and taxed blank tapes
Shoppers strung out on our false hopes
Will flock to obey

Triumph of the swill
Triumph of the swill
Triumph of the swill
Triumph of the swill


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"Triumph of the Swill" as written by Jello Biafra

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    General CommentWHAT THE FUCK? why dont u guys make comments, this song IS AAWESME. its about the Ozzy trial when he got sued, a kid listening to his "Suicide Solution" blew his head off....always blame the music right? white fuckheads...this song goes well with MTV - Get Off The Air and Chickenshit Conformist
    gofuckyourselfon December 22, 2004   Link
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    General CommentPlays on Triumph of the Will, which was a Nazi propoganda documentary about Hitler. The song likens our commercial music to the Nazi mind control. Btw- Leni Riefenstahl made/directed Triumph of the Will.
    Relinquo1on January 28, 2005   Link
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    General Commentahh, so that explains "Shake your fists obediently
    Make Leni Riefenstahl real proud" because the music is made to provoke anger and action in its listeners like the film was to its viewers?
    iamtheowlon April 05, 2005   Link
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    General Commentand so of course it would made him "real proud" that he had achived his aim
    iamtheowlon April 05, 2005   Link
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    General Commentrelinquo1 i couldn't have said it better my self
    fatkid1041on June 07, 2005   Link
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    General Commentmy favorite part of the song is the first part: "We came home and found our son dead of a gun shot wound to the head an ozzy record was on the turntable then we called our lawyer"
    fatkid1041on June 07, 2005   Link
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    General Commentactually leni Riefenstahl was a girl, but yeah...
    naes_masinon January 23, 2006   Link

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