"Teenage Riot" as written by and Kris Roe....
Three years gone by and still everyone screws up our name
No matter what you do still some things never change
Seen a lot of the world, met a lot of friends
Got a lot of fond memories
There's nothing like playing a basement show
On a Saturday night in Pennsylvania.

Start the show, here we go
Jumping in the crowd
We've gotta tear this building down.

The cops show up as usual
To try and ruin our fun.
It's time to show 'em all
Just how its done.

Gonna have a teenage riot.
They'll never understand
What it's like to be a kid today.
Gonna have a teenage riot.
Let's blow 'em all away.

Another night we'll be
Staying in some crack hotel
And sneaking everyone in
Through the bathroom window.

Gonna blow up everything in sight
And get chased away into the night
By some crazy bastard with a
Shotgun in his hand.

Start the show, here we go
Jumping in the crowd
We've gotta tear this building down.
The cops show up as usual
And try to ruin our fun.
Its time to tell them all to fuck off!


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"Teenage Riot" as written by Kris Roe

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    General Commenti think it has something to do with the band "Atari teenage riot" but i think it's just a teenage rebellion song
    urethane_demonon January 11, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyou think so? :p yeah, i've heard people mix up the ataris and atari teenage riot many, many times. *l* it's great when a band can make fun of themselves. but this song is first and foremost a rebellion song, definitely. you should see them do it live...so much energy. it's great.
    cailinon January 11, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti agree with cailin. and this song is also pretty good,and it does have lots of energy
    peachiedawlie182on April 15, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, aagree with cailin. I like it cuz it has lots of energy and rebelion in it. The Ataris rock.
    saneon April 28, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is the first ever ataris song i heard and its definately what got me into them. its so full of energy and always puts me in a good mood.
    im just so disappointed that theyre not on the warped tour this year =(
    BrokenPromiseson May 10, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is the first ever ataris song i heard and its definately what got me into them. its so full of energy and always puts me in a good mood.
    im just so disappointed that theyre not on the warped tour this year =(
    BrokenPromiseson May 10, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is the first ever ataris song i heard and its definately what got me into them. its so full of energy and always puts me in a good mood.
    im just so disappointed that theyre not on the warped tour this year =(
    BrokenPromiseson May 10, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song was written about a basement show they had in Denton, Texas. It was a small venue. 600 Kids showed up. COps got called on them. They were only 5 or so. So what could the cops do except let the show go on?
    straightXedgeon May 10, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti know whoever wrote this song is a sonic youth fan.
    -m
    six_white _horseson June 13, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti love this song...its just heartfelt fun and showing that teens are not really that bad...people always think we are tring to burn something down or something...which aint true...
    miaaatchon June 22, 2002   Link

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