The anarchists are buzzing like bees around the hive
As protesters hit the streets with sign, sign signs
Dissent of the world has filled us to the brim
But some will still cast their ballots based on those who live in sin

It's unbelievable
It's unbelievable to watch the system crumble

This political shakedown
Coming correct from the underground
This political shakedown
Coming correct from the underground
We've been cut up
We've been shut up
For far too long

Pull the feeding tube out of the mouth of democracy
Televise it starving to death
Once buried in the ground, we can all breathe free
We can all breathe free

It's unbelievable
It's unbelievable to watch the system crumble

This political shakedown
Coming correct from the underground
This political shakedown
Coming correct from the underground
We've been cut up
We've been shut up
For far too long

It's unbelievable

Policeman takes his gun to a head
Just like he's beating a drum
The news reporters dance like hell
To the sounds

Policeman takes his gun to a head
Just like he's beating a drum
The news reporters dance like hell
To the sounds


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    General Commentdamn crazy good imagery here. Anarchism running rampant oh the glory
    faileddesignon May 07, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe change on #2's voice is quite impressive.
    coco7weweon August 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, it's so fucking great!!! The lyrics are, exactly as faileddesign said, about anarchy running rampant and the song actually manges to sound exactly like that. I can't listen to this song without wanting to dance like a maniac :D
    Tashadragonon December 24, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthe best song from the last album
    diypunxon March 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this song and the video is pretty awesome too.
    FerrisWheelParkingon June 10, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThe song is nice, but the title is pure win... It's another of those things stating more or less 'the punk attitude'.
    Mozaredon March 10, 2008   Link
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    My InterpretationI thought, I would do write about this song, as in the UK we are about to decide who our next government will be. generally, the song is about voting and protest. the title of the song, is a reference to kicking out a government that want war. and bringing in a government/system that will make things better

    'the anarchists are buzzing like bees around a hive, as protesters hit the streets with signs, signs, signs'

    firstly, I think the hive represents a ballot station. the second part of this line is pretty self explanatory. the fact that 'anarchists' are the least likely people you would expect to see voting represents the chaos and confusion that people face during elections. this also shows that, whatever your politics are, there are multiple ways to achieve some degree of change.

    'dissent of the world, has filled us to the brim, but some will still cast their ballots based on those who live in sin'

    some people will just vote for more of the same, even though they have the choice to vote for change

    'its unbelievable to watch the system crumble'

    some elections have huge potential to change things, its unbelievable, emphasises the fact that it can be a massive opportunity.

    'this political shakedown, coming correct from the underground.. we've been cut up, we've been shut up, for far to long'

    this could be talking about young voters, who play a massive part in some elections. the underground is a reference to alternative media sources, having an influence.

    'pull the feeding tube out of the mouth of democracy, televise it starving to death'

    this examines the possible outcome of elections, pulling the feeding tube out, could be a reference to the mass media who urge us to vote for more of the same. 'televise it' means that in the situation of a large change, the media would be forced to broadcast it, to comply with democratic regulations.

    'once buried in the ground, we can all breath free'

    once the old system is thrown out, we can bring in a new one, that complements the people.

    'policeman takes his gun to a head, just like he's beating a drum, news reporters dance like hell to the sound'

    this reflects protest and media coverage that generally follows an election.
    bracehead1on May 07, 2015   Link

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