We all have an inherent body-count
Accountability
Hanging from the gallows in your mind
Side by side with sympathy
Way back, deep in your subconscious
Hibernating in guilt
Latent realizations of all that we have killed

And we say good riddance to their kind
Committed to the crime
The bees are unimpressed
And it's all lost in your wake

We are all bartering abuse
Budding sociopaths
Ideological child abuse our indoctrinated wrath
We need to feel for others
We have to care to survive
So afraid to feel any pain
Disconnected from my hive

And we say good riddance to their kind
Committed to the crime
The bees are unimpressed
And it's all lost in your wake

And it only hurts when your heart beats
Or you're hanging on, to loss
But it's far too strong everyone that's gone...
At last, it's all repressed
inside your head

You're next to hang
The next to hang


Lyrics submitted by JoeyCape, edited by Punkfather666

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    My InterpretationI like to think of it as the US government since 9/11.

    They bring back that playful female voice from "Trashed" used before "Lazy" but this time it's not funny...this song is disturbing and powerful.

    "You're next to hang...the next to hang...the next to hang...the next to hang...." The way Joey's angry old school Lagwagon vocals for this part is so amazing following the poppy yet amazing inside your head-inside your head-inside your head-inside you part that seems like it won't stop. Well, it does stop and it sounds like on the last "hang". That it's the last time we will hear Joey on a record. He's hanging up after Hang and some years of touring for it, I'm sure of it, which makes me sad, but the messages conveyed by them in all the songs I know by heart since I'm 14 (first 2 albums) and later on when I rediscovered them when they went out of that late 90's slump with Blaze. I just gotta apply what I learned from them. Hang is a big warning sign. The bees are not mentioned for nothing...look up how bees are doing...

    It's crazy, the US has never been in a more dire situation...NOFX likely released their last record, BR promises us one last record but unlike True North the band's already lost 2 members, one practically founding member (Greg H) and Brooks on drums who really revitalized Bad starting from 2002 and until sometimes earlier this year...

    Probably my favourite theme album since Pennywise's About Time (all songs being about time in a way or the other, some obviously, some you gotta know the lyrics for (Freebase, I Won't Have It).
    psioniczon November 06, 2016   Link

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