This is not a test of the Emergency Broadcast System,
This is the Real Thing!!!

And if you tape my voice, which you should never ever do
You’ll kiss your ass goodbye, I’m talking to you

Got plans for helter-skelter
Kids, Mom and Dad in the shelter
Cowering with flag held high
American will never die
Make plans to rise once more
And be ready for World War Four
Who need civil defense?
Who needs civil defense?

Civil defense, civil defense
Civil defense, don’t even try
Civil defense, civil defense
Civil defense, we’re all gonna die

Won’t matter who is first
We’ll be blown off the earth
Don’t try to survive the burst
Rotting death is even worse
Why try to survive that day?
No one else will anyway
Who needs civil defense?
Who needs civil defense?

Civil defense, civil defense
Civil defense, don’t even try
Civil defense, civil defense
Civil defense, we’re all gonna die

Fuck You!


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    General CommentThis song reminds me of old hardcore punk like Black Flag and Minor Threat, and I love when NOFX shows they can still write and play that great stuff. I like most all of their songs, but the ones like this without the "theatrics" are my favorite. Great job from Eric Melvin on vocals in this one. I don't know where the lyrics here come from since you can only here about half of them in the song, but they make sense.

    The lyics at the top are wrong b y the way, it is "If you take my advice," not "tape my voice."
    GDMarinon February 22, 2009   Link
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    General Commentthis is originally by The F.U.'s
    DrewNiggyon August 17, 2010   Link

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