You're workin' like a monkey who's been trained by a sick junkie
On a mission to get money for a new suit and tie
To wear to a reception where they envy your deception
And one compliments and praises to the ones they despise
Practicing your smile in the mirror
All the while try to cultivate the style of the bastards in power
I know what they're sellin' cuz their nervous twitch is tellin'
You're comin' off smellin' like the pig of the hour
I've got a lot of people tellin' me I'm out of my mind and I don't know why
I've got a lot of people tellin' me I'm out of my mind and I don't know why


My brain was bleeding and my fingers were proceeding through a notebook
I was keeping since the dawning of time
Senses were coroaded you know that I was loaded like a sign
You were dealing
I was reeling from the feeling and the madness was concealing like a siren song
People that I trusted would surely have me busted if they ever had a clue
What was really going on
I got alot of people telling me I'm out of my mind and I don't know why
I got alot of people telling me I'm out of my mind and I don't know why


I don't know why


You're workin' like a monkey who's been trained by a sick junkie
On a mission to get money for a new suit and tie
To wear to a reception where they envy your deception
And give one compliments and praises to the ones they despise
I see you smiling in the mirror
All the while try to cultivate the style of the bastards in power
I know what they're sellin' cuz their nervous twitch is tellin'
You're comin' off smellin' like the pig of the hour
I've got a lot of people tellin' me I'm out of my mind and I don't know why
I've got a lot of people tellin' me I'm out of my mind and I don't know why


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    General CommentOutta My Mind is such a good fucking song! go pull out ure old rancid ('93) album and spin that thing man... this song is the best on the album in my opinion (besides Rats In The Hallway and Detroit) haha....ExCxFxU!
    ExCxFxU 878on October 13, 2002   Link
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    General CommentYeah, for sure, this is the best song on their self-titled. Great fuckin song!!
    AudiDriveron December 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is the greatest song on this CD I'd say. As for the meaning, I'm not sure. I think it's about a dealer who really wants to get out of that kind of lifestyle and become a businessman or something. This is proven in many verses of the song, like when Tim says,
    "You were dealing
    I was reeling from the feeling and the madness was concealing like a siren song
    People that I trusted would surely have me busted if they ever had a clue of what was really going on..."
    That's a dead giveaway right there. I could be wrong, but I'm only stating my opinion of what I think it's about, so don't post a message saying something like, "you're a dumbass," or, "you're a fucking retard!" It happens all too much on this website and to be honest, it really pisses me off when somebody with no life has to go around insulting people on the internet because of what they say, it's just so low and uncalled for. That's all I have to say here, so see all you fuckers later...
    victoryguy11on April 26, 2007   Link

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