Don't you look at me so smugly
And say I'm going bad
Who are you to judge me
And the life I got I live
I know that I'm not perfect
And that I don't live to be
So before you hint your finger
Show your hands are clean

Judge not,
Before you judge yourself
Judge not,
If you're not ready for judgement, ohoho

The road of life is rocky
And you missed on the doom
So why you talk about me
Someone else is judging you

Judge not,
Before you judge yourself
Judge not,
If you're not ready for judgement, ohoho

The road of life is rocky
And you mist on to do
So why you talk about me
Someone else is judging you
Someone else is judging you
Someone else is judging you
Someone else is judging you


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    General Commentthis song is great. A SKA CLASSIC! this was bob's first song. u cant find it on any of bobs albums, but u can find it on a great ska compilation, Scandal Ska, the soundtrack to the movie of the smae name.
    orangeorangeorangeon June 29, 2003   Link
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    General Commentactually you CAN find it on one of bob's cds....Songs of Freedom, but its a 4 disc set so its like 50 bucks....
    Crass_Adolescenton October 20, 2004   Link
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    General Commentand you may stumble too.
    not 'and you mist on to do'???!!!
    see could you be loved
    GBon February 11, 2007   Link
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    General Commentoh my fuckin goodness! hahaha, these lyrics are so incredibly wrong! Like almost every line has a very significant word, wrong, thus fucking with the intended meanoing and shit, bah humbug.
    Oh well, haha. Tis such a fuckin amazing song with such a very lovely and imporant point. Easy to understand, obvious and very true point. Good comparisons and shit. Lovelovelove. Good one, Bob-o!
    taytayismon June 24, 2010   Link
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    General Commentgooooooooood sweet song
    mikadoon August 15, 2010   Link
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    General CommentHi guys,

    Doin' well?

    I agree these lyrics are wrong. Check these out as they seems to be slightly better:

    ***********************
    Don't you look at me so smug
    And say I'm going bad.
    Who are you to judge me
    And the life that I live?

    I know that I'm not perfect
    And that I don't claim to be.
    So before you point your fingers,
    Be sure your hands are clean.

    Judge not
    Before you judge yourself.
    Judge not
    If you're not ready for judgement.
    Woah oh oh!

    The road of life is rocking
    And you may stumble too.
    So while you talk about me,
    someone else is judging you.

    Judge not
    Before you judge yourself.
    Judge not
    If you're not ready for judgement.
    Woah oh oh!

    The road of life is rocky
    And you may stumble too.
    So while you talk about me
    Someone else is judging you,
    Someone else is judging you, Someone else is judging you, Someone else is judging you, Someone else is judging you...
    ***********************

    It is rather pointless to share my interpretation here, because these lyrics, in the meaning of their meaning, are very simple leaving no place for many ways of interpretation. Well, like most of his lyrics. Actually, that was the idea - to write simply and in an understoodable way mostly about all the difficult things, so that everybody could understand the point. Using many proverbs and so on, and on.

    Obviously, I might be all wrong... Sorry for not being sure about that.

    Enjoy the day, guys!
    yourpiggieon October 18, 2012   Link

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