The cops and the kids and the cats and the robbers
and the stolen moments from the out of tune guitars
skipping out of school and sneaking into shows
all kissing on the lips while we all play
all the wonderful ifs
my pulse is all in my lips
enough to make collagen jealous
how could anyone grow out of this beautiful beautiful skin
when we are all dancing police is always watching
and we always have to move along

Pirates and bankrobbers not lawyers or CEOs
Stockbrokers aint no heroes

The katzenjammer kids and te phantom of the opera
the band of the moment from whom we stole the guitar
the exception to the rule
which only goes to show you can never can be sure
what the rules are
do androids dream of electronic sheep?
if I should die while I'm asleep
bury me okay on the lone prairie
where children still wanna grow up to be

Pirates and bankrobbers not lawyers or CEOs
Stockbrokers aint no heroes

You can't let gossip get you pissed
you can't worry about cuts on your face
it's all a parcel and a part of
Aen and the art of breaking everything in this room

lawyers hate bankrobbers
pirates steal from CEOs
stockbrokers killed your heroes


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    General Commentmy friend keith gave me his burnt cd of this band + its absolutely amazing. this song being my favorite. im going to cbgb's with him on friday night to see the band, + im beyond excited. is anyone else going?
    getupgirl83on August 13, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti love this band so much. they always make me smile. but i have to play it so loud b/c that just sounds right and that angers my family. o well :-P
    mizltoeon April 27, 2003   Link
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    General CommentBasically, this song is about being anti-establishment and against the status-quo. How corporate america is the complete oppositie of what every kids fantasized about. So.... we should break everything in this room!
    InfernoRaton April 29, 2003   Link
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    General CommentXD Best song title ever.
    Sabbiton April 01, 2007   Link

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