1987, at a 7-11,police out lookin' for problems
But I'm no average hoodlum
Still runnin from the pigs so it seems to me
This is not the land of love and liberty
It's more like a waiting room in hell
Drink a quart and watch me dwell


I got it right, out in the trenches tonight
I got it right, out in the trenches tonight
Glass towers rise above the filth and the pain
I'm a moral degenerate feel my pain
Passed out on a squat on a mission
That night I was shocked in to submission
Straight down, straight down to hell I head
System of sewers is where I lay my head
People on their way are like on a different dimension
I need no correction


I got it right, out in the trenches tonight
I got it right, out in the trenches tonight


Some of my friends moved on, a simple domestic life
They're all gone, only a few of us remain
Only a few of us want to keep it the same
Want to keep it the same


I got it right, out in the trenches tonight
I got it right, out in the trenches tonight


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Holiday Sunrise song meanings
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    General CommentThis song is basically about what all of Rancid's debut album is about, namely, Tim's experiences on the street between the time Operation Ivy broke up and Rancid started.
    freehat17on April 13, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song isn't Holiday Sunrise though.... it's Trenches. I just posted the real lyrics.
    freehat17on June 24, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI cried when I had no shoes
    Till I met the man with no feet

    Fucking great quote.
    Living in the streets is tough.
    poker_cheateron February 18, 2006   Link

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