"We Ain't Shit" is the second of two songs on NOFX's 1995 12" EP, [i]HOFX[/i], the B-side to "Drugs Are Good." HOFX has seen only one release, as a pressing of one-thousand picture discs and...
Tear that poster off the wall
It takes up too much space
We ain't no fucking rock band, man
We're a professional
Disgrace - is the word I would use
To describe
The noises we're making
Feedback, wrong key, a lack of dignity

So don't think we don't know
We're fuckin' losers
Washed up old men
The years we'd play the same four chords
Over and over and once again
Posing as musicians
Justify what we get paid
Time to forfeit
We may be in the life
But we ain't shit

Yeah, yeah, yeah
We know that we ain't shit
Yeah, yeah, yeah
We know that we ain't shit

We may not get respect (You think we don't know)
We may be riding on a one-way ticket down (We're going down)
But I got no regrets (They'll come in time)

I can't remember ever have a better
Have a better time
We may forsake it but
We'll make it to the show

We'll be sedated
What did you expect?
One, two, go

On the road to pity
We just passed integrity
Pull the plug, pull us outta
This aural misery
Giving a new meaning to
Flogging a dead horse, so
We all agree
Please drop us at the next glue factory.

Yeah, yeah, yeah
We know that we ain't shit
Yeah, yeah, yeah
We know that we ain't
[ALL] Shit, shit, shit, shit, shit, shit, shit

Lyrics submitted by geekgirl9, edited by aflycon

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    General CommentI like how NOFX take note of the fact that they probably aren't the most talented musicians but they enjoy it nevertheless. This is a pretty damn good song though. The end is by far the best.
    BlackLungFeveron June 18, 2002   Link
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    General Commentohhh well i think they are the shit there awsome !!!!! theres really not much you can say there just so fuckin cool!!!!!!
    badreligionpigeonon July 03, 2002   Link
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    General Commentexcellent song. blacklungfever, nofx is the greatest band in history of punk rock... hell, not even punk rock, the whole generation of music. and you say they dont have talent? wow...
    _pokey_on August 05, 2002   Link
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    General CommentNo, they're are plenty better bands, but NOFX are up there.
    fuckyouallon March 17, 2003   Link
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    General Commentno, they obviously have talent, but still i think there are better bands that can play a lot better shit, although the Decline is good
    BlackLungFeveron April 07, 2003   Link
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    General CommentRight...If you listen to their old records, you can recognize the progression from decent to great. Ever wonder why every NOFX song sounds awesome? That's talent.
    Propagandhiciouson April 29, 2003   Link
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    General Commentexactly, propgandhicious. i mean on each of nofx's cd's since maybe S&M airlines, i could count all the songs i didn't like on one hand. they just make so many good songs, and almost none of them sound like any of the other ones. their combined lyrical and musical talent make them (mike) borderline genius.
    thankgoditsmondayon April 28, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti couldn't agree more thankgoditsmonday :)
    nofx_cyanideon July 09, 2005   Link

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