(This song is comprised entirely of sound clips of Dan Rather from the CBS Evening News.)

This is the CBS Evening News, with Dan Rather reporting from CBS News Headquarters in New York.

Good evening.

Danger
war
killer
flaw
C.I.A.
mayhem
crisis
horrible
inflation
military threat
the flaming debris
fatal heart attack
stress injuries
prison
disaster
economical collapse
dangerous radiation
a tide of violence and human misery
a liar, and an unremorseful killer
communist
international smuggling pipeline
starving victims,
and how they die.

Chemical weapons
carpet-bombing
deaths
tough F.B.I.
kill and injure children
police conspiracy
negative attacks
discipline
sex and drinking binges.

Dying of a heart attack
dying of breast cancer
dying of a Japanese nuclear bomb.

Mountains of credit card debt
a mountain of cocaine
tons of cocaine.

Atomic bomb radiation experiments
unwitting test subjects
dangerous radiation
marijuana
abuse
hooked on drugs.

Time for us to bug out.

[Chorus]
Rocked
rocked
rocked by rape.

Rocked
rocked
rocked by rape.

Rocked
rocked
rocked by rape.

Sex
drugs
and
rocked by rape.

Nazi war criminals
cancer
garbage
murder
caution
terrorist
castigation
police conspiracy
dramatic urban torture
drunk driving
hostage siege
government shutdown
collapses
desperation
despair
deep into debt
criminal
persecuted
semi-automatic handgun
explosive gunman
killed at Tours
funeral victims
racist massive lawsuit
hostage
ethnic war
cancer death rate
fleeing for their lives
C.I.A. narcotics operations.

Hungry
homeless
frustrated
terrorist
spoiled
unsanitary
hard-hitting
losers.

Brutal
bizarre
critical bombing.

The gang
drew.

Criminal
anti-government
love triangle.
deeper and deeper into damage, even debt.
anti-drug
D.E.A.
worldwide ban

Time for us to bug out.

[Chorus]

Disgruntled
conspirator
attack
killed.

US warplane went down in flames
crash
gunned down
shooting death
blood drops
murderer
desperate
tragedy
isn't he dead?

Death penalty
ransom note
forbidding
notorious
overwhelming
communist
urban
punishment.

Low ethics
extortion and murder
a plane crash set an entire neighborhood on fire.

International smuggling pipeline
make it faster, better, cheaper.

Health risk
criminal
murdering a man
tough
diplomatic
hell on earth.

Magnetic radiation
fraudulent
assassins
mysterious
murderer
chemical
terrorism
military targets.

Fatal crash
danger
a freak accident
no known survivors
wild and wooly
semi-automatic
truck bomb.

Emergency
anti-
fatal shooting rampage.

Notorious
negative
police brutality.

Fear
the hidden Nazis next door.

Marxist rebels
serious
murderer
accidents
problems
punitive damages
like that
negative
heart wrenching controversy.

Time for us to bug out.

[Chorus]

Bug out
Bug out
Bug out
Bug
Bug

And that's part of our world tonight,
for the CBS evening news, Dan Rather reporting.

Good night, and have a great weekend.


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    General CommentI tried my best to transcribe all the words, and I'm pretty certain on everything. This is a pretty cool track, I don't like Dan Rather personally, and I don't know how ECC feels about him, but this is meant to be commentary on how Rather is (song was made in 1999) the voice so many Americans settle in with each evening.
    nemton March 14, 2005   Link
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    General Comment@ nemt, I think you got it mostly right, but just two areas, where you have...
    "Brutal
    bizarre
    critical bombing."
    I think he actually says "Voodoo" instead of brutal.

    Also he doesn't say "The gang drew.", the line is definitely "where gangs rule", which makes much more sense anyway. That's about all I can see.
    Hibernianon June 02, 2008   Link

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