"Antivist" by Bring Me The Horizon from the new album 'Sempiternal,' out now! Order the deluxe edition and limited merch at http://smarturl.it/SempiternalDeluxe...
Middle fingers up if you don't give a fuck
I've seen the devil swallowing
Every single thing I've said
Middle fingers up if you don't give a fuck
You think you're changing anything?
Quit saying anything

The world's in the shit and your children are fucked
The ones you think got you are out for your blood
Well, the lines are blurred and washed out with spite
So what exactly do you think you're going to change?

United we'll fail
Divided we'll fall
We're fucked, but you're making it worse.
United we'll fail
Divided we'll fall
Give up, 'cause you're making it so much worse

Middle fingers up if you don't give a fuck
I've seen the devil swallowing
Every single thing I've said
Middle fingers up if you don't give a fuck
You think you're changing anything?
Quit saying anything

Give me a break, you deluded arrogant fuck
Self-savvy prick
If you really believe in the words that you preach
Get off your seat and onto the street
There will be no peaceful revolution,
No war without blood
You can say I'm just a fool who stands for nothing
Well for that, I say you're a cunt

Kick it

United we'll fail
Divided, we'll fall
United, we'll fail
We're fucked, but you're making it worse

Middle fingers up if you don't give a fuck
I've seen the devil swallowing
Every single thing I've said.
Middle fingers up if you don't give a fuck
You think you're changing anything?
Quit saying anything.
Middle fingers up if you don't give a fuck
I've seen the devil swallowing
Every single thing I've said.
Middle fingers up if you don't give a fuck
You think you're changing anything?
Quit saying anything


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"Antivist" as written by Lee David Malia Jordan Keith Attwood Fish

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    General CommentOli actually said in an interview about this song that it is, in fact, about how people sit behind a computer screen trying to make change but if you really want to make a difference you have to go out and do it.
    tlo135on June 11, 2013   Link
  • +1
    General Commentam i the only one that would like to sing this to sing this to the nazi party in my country? :)
    Zirofalon December 10, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI see this as being about the Pope or some other popular religious figure.
    dressgirlon March 01, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmiddle fingers up if u dont give a fuck - i love it. fuck what people say.
    mikeykon April 21, 2013   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationThere's a lot of angst toward religion in this album. "The world's a shit tip, and your children are fucked. The ones you think guard you are out for your blood." Those lines ring so true to how some parts of this world work sometimes. Our youth are force fed someone else's belief system and they don't get to decide what's right for themselves. With this, they're sheltered and uneducated. This song points out that this needs to change.
    MattHavocon May 15, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song.... im singing it right before i run away :D :p!!!!!
    DeathAngel117on February 20, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love how satisfyingly angry this song is.
    I'm not sure where I heard it, but I've read somewhere that this song was written about Jona after he and Oliver fell out & Jona subsequently quit the band.
    But yeah, the pretty general message I reckon is that of the fickle nature of 'internet activism'
    jamceeeeon March 07, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song is about society and how fucked up it is. We think we live in a perfect world, but there are traitors everywhere, and the people who think they are rebels, but do nothing other than sitting by their computer screen, have to spring into action, but they're going to lose the battle anyway.
    Ninchuseron June 18, 2014   Link
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    My OpinionAt a guess its relating to some twat who throws everything back in your face? i've had someone do that and this song made me think "yep sums that situation up at my end"
    william100on July 08, 2014   Link
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    Song MeaningSo I have been studying this sing for my a level and I have came up with the most accurate decision. Oli has written it about our lives being controlled by a force, either a god or by the government. He speaks about we believe everything we are told and we have to obey it as there is no escape from it. 'I'm sick to death of swallowing everything I'm fed' shows how he is being told how to live his life and he has no say or no freedom/ no choice on how to live his life. As if he is under control and has to obey all the laws and rules and everything else; he shows how there is no escape from this through the words *United we'll fail, Divided we will fall.* He makes it out as if he is the lead voices of an army of people showing he is not alone with this decision! He makes it sound like an anthem and the way he shows there is a big group of people with him on this is through the crowd in the background shouting *UP!* and *f*CK.* He also says how we have had to live with it and how our children are being controlled since they were born and always will be controlled. 'The world is a shit whole your children are f*cked.' Yeah basically! We are controlled and we are sick of it. That's basically it! I could go on for longer but I do not want to make this message to long and I'd go into in dept note analysis so I think I should stop here :'D.
    badweather888on May 19, 2016   Link

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