Get up today with red on your face
Fight down those that bet on the race
Some paid to keep the pace
While the element of peace is soon erased
I think I want to storm the gates
when I sit back and watch the dollar bill inflate
Instead of less, I've got more to hate,
but I keep on trucking with the motorcade

I ain't nobody's fool
But I don't like playing by the rules
Can you dig it?
We all swim in a pool of emotion
And we're all going to sink down in it

When you drown, don't look down
All you can see is the darkness
You don't make a sound cause there's no one around
To hear the beat of your heart skip

Never pretend to be something you're not
Talk that shit and you'll end up shot
Don't care about the money you've got
Soon this globe's gonna get real hot
Don't know how to make a change
but I'm not the first one to feel this way
I really want to try to sway
The population to a better way

I ain't nobody's clown
With a smile painted on my face I can't frown check it
I hate waiting around for the brand new
So I'm gonna have to invent it

When the volcano erupts don't look up
All you can see is the ashes
So fill up my cup cause I want to be drunk
when they confiscate the federal stashes
When the volcano erupts don't look up
All you can see is the ashes
So fill up my cup cause I want to be drunk
when they confiscate the federal stashes

I ain't nobody's tool
Sometimes I'm used to cut a slice of the pie
We all want to be cool
We're all out to get it what we want we can't decide
I ain't nobody's tool
Sometimes I'm used to cut a slice of the pie
We all want to be cool
We're all out to get it what we want we can't decide


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    General Commentfuck yeah, this song is great.
    unsweetsugaron February 28, 2012   Link
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    General CommentThe line “get up today with red on your face” is metonymy for the paint that warriors wear on their faces, which is often the color red because red symbolizes strength, anger, and rebellion. The line itself has two possible meanings. The first meaning is to remain strong in the face of corruption. This interpretation is strengthened by the line right after which says to “fight down” —as a warrior would– those that make their money in politics by “keeping the pace,” or by protecting the current corrupt practices of politicians that make their living at the expense of others (“bet on the race”). The second interpretation is that the lyricist wants people to remain determinedly strong in the face of adversity. The chorus of the song repeats the line “when the volcano erupts, don’t look up, because all you can see is ashes.” This is a metaphor for optimism; when bad things happen, don’t dwell on the dark side. Therefore, the message implied by the metonymy may also be to mentally fight against misfortunes in order to sustain happiness.
    vaiorityon October 13, 2012   Link

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