"Prison Song" as written by Daron Malakian, Serj Tankian, Shavo Odadjian and John Dolmayan....
They're trying to build a prison,
They're trying to build a prison.

Following the rights movements you clamped on with your iron fists,
Drugs became conveniently available for all the kids.
Following the rights movements you clamped on with your iron fists,
Drugs became conveniently available for all the kids.

I buy my crack, I smack
My bitch, right here in Hollywood.
(Nearly 2 million Americans are incarcerated in the prison system, prison system of the U.S.)

They're trying to build a prison,
They're trying to build a prison,
They're trying to build a prison,
They're trying to build a prison,
For you and me to live in!
Another prison system,
Another prison system,
Another prison system,
For you and me!

Minor drug offenders fill your prisons
You don't even flinch,
All our taxes paying for the wars against the new-non-rich.
Minor drug offenders fill your prisons
You don't even flinch,
All our taxes paying for the wars against the new-non-rich.

I buy my crack, I smack
My bitch, right here in Hollywood.
(The percentage of Americans in the prison system, prison system has doubled since 1985)

They're trying to build a prison,
They're trying to build a prison,
They're trying to build a prison,
They're trying to build a prison,
For you and me to live in!
Another prison system,
Another prison system,
Another prison system,
For you and me!
For you and me!

They're trying to build a prison,
They're trying to build a prison,
They're trying to build a prison,
For you and me.
Oh baby, you and me.

Me! ?
Me!

War research and successful drug policies shows that treatment should be increased!
Me!
And law enforcement decreased while abolishing mandatory minimum sentences!
Me!
War research and successful drug policies shows that treatment should be increased!
Me!
And law enforcement decreased while abolishing mandatory minimum sentences!
Utilizing drugs to pay for secret wars around the world,
Drugs are now your global policy, now you police the globe.

I buy my crack, I smack
My bitch, right here in Hollywood.
(Drug money is used to rig elections and train brutal corporate sponsored dictators around the world)

They're trying to build a prison,
They're trying to build a prison,
They're trying to build a prison,
They're trying to build a prison,
For you and me to live in!
Another prison system,
Another prison system,
Another prison system,
For you and me!
For you and me!

They're trying to build a prison,
They're trying to build a prison,
They're trying to build a prison,
For you and me
Oh baby, you and me.


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"Prison Song" as written by Shavo Odadjian Daron Malakian

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