"We're Not Gonna Take It" as written by and Daniel Dee Snider....
Oh we're not gonna take it
No, we ain't gonna take it
Oh we're not gonna take it anymore

We've got the right to choose it
There ain't no way we'll lost it
This is our life, this is our song

We'll fight the powers that be just
Don't pick our destiny 'cause
You don't know us, you don't belong

Oh we're not gonna take it
No, we ain't gonna take it
Oh we're not gonna take it anymore

Oh you're so condescending
Your gall is never ending
We don't want nothin', not a thing from you

Your life is trite and jaded
Boring and confiscated
If that's your best, your best won't do

Oh Oh

We're right (yeah)
We're free (yeah)
We'll fight (yeah)
You'll see (yeah)

Oh we're not gonna take it
No, we ain't gonna take it
Oh we're not gonna take it anymore

Oh we're not gonna take it
No, we ain't gonna take it
Oh we're not gonna take it anymore

No way

Oh Oh

We're right (yeah)
We're free (yeah)
We'll fight (yeah)
You'll see (yeah)

Oh we're not gonna take it
No, we ain't gonna take it
Oh we're not gonna take it anymore

Oh we're not gonna take it
No, we ain't gonna take it
Oh we're not gonna take it anymore

Just you try and make us
We're not gonna take it
Come on!

No, we ain't gonna take it
You're all worthless and weak
We're not gonna take it anymore

Now drop and give me twenty
We're not gonna take it
Oh pledge pin

No, we ain't gonna take it
Oh you and your uniform
We're not gonna take it anymore


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"We're Not Gonna Take It" as written by Daniel Dee Snider

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  • +3
    General CommentThis is one of the best songs of all time. It still gets my blood pumped up into a frenzy when I hear it!
    mydarkesthouron May 28, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General Commentmadison look at your address bar. it says "Song meanings" so u cant say "WHO THE FUCK CARES WAT THIS SONG IS ABOUT".
    this website is split into three parts when u comment:
    1. Wat u think the song means
    2. Wat u think of the previous posters (flame war alert)
    3. Wat you think of the song

    =P
    This song rocks no matter what it means. Personally I think of it as rebelling against the mold society has prepped for us before we were even born..."BUY THIS SHIT WEAR THIS SHIT DO THIS SHIT LISTEN TO THIS SHIT". Society is turning us into robots, live how u wanna live not how others want u to live.
    ledz4evr77on February 12, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song is about the gov. telling us how to live, in an error where we are put last, as americans..it's about long haired rockers taking whats rightfully ours, our own freedom and dignity.. and thats why the gov banned this song in the 80's but now in 2003 as u may know the banned pact on this song revoked, cause there is way too much music to banned everything, ex: eminem
    CoNjOutsidersLsSmon March 05, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song OWNS. nuff said
    PinkFloydrulezon November 19, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentJust about how we have the right to choose whatever music we want to listen to. It's a classic. I actually kind of laugh when I hear it now. Thanks.

    b
    zipped6648on May 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwow um .........this song rocks.Kind of old,Very cool, lot's of meaning.
    We have the right to do what ever we want.The music video is cool and sort of funny.
    " Where not going to take it "
    creed_rocks13on August 15, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think this song meanins that they had it and they had and they wont take it anoymore HA Ha no really this is a great song
    ryanilano11on September 16, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdidnt less than jake song this song too?
    new_racer182on May 02, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentRock is about rebelling. That's what this song is about.
    PGMon April 09, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAn ultimate rebellion song. Priceless
    River Wolfon August 11, 2005   Link

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