Someday you gotta find another way,
You better right your mind and live by what you say.
Today is just another day,
Unless you set your sights and try to find a way.

(Pre-Chorus)
I say fuck authority,
Silent Majority, raised by the system,
Now it's time to rise against them.
We're sick of your treason, sick of your lies,
Fuck no we won't listen, we're gonna open your eyes!

(Chorus)
Frustration, domination,
Feel the rage of a new generation!
We're living, we're dying,
We're never, never, never gonna stop!
Stop trying! (x4)

You know the time is right to take control,
We gotta take offense against the status quo.
No way, not gonna stand for it today,
Fight your rights it's time we had our say.

(Pre-Chorus)
I say fuck authority,
Silent Majority, raised by the system,
Now it's time to rise against them.
We're sick of your treason, sick of your lies,
Fuck no we won't listen, we're gonna open your eyes!

(Chorus)
Frustration, domination,
Feel the rage of a new generation!
We're living, we're dying,
We're sick and tired of relentless trying!
Destroy, enjoy,
Your fuckin' world is our new toy!
Dominate, eliminate,
Your gonna feel the wrath - wrath of hate!

(Pre-Chorus)
Fuck authority,
Silent Majority, raised by the system,
Now it's time to rise against them.
We're sick of your treason, sick of your lies,
Fuck no we won't listen, we're gonna open your eyes!

(Chorus)
Frustration, domination,
Feel the rage of a new generation!
We're living, we're dying,
We're never, never, never gonna stop!
Stop trying! (x4)


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  • +1
    General Commentpunk in drublic says... this song is great and all true.. not only about rebelling against your parents, but against the big businesses, government and anyone else who tries to control you. In my opinion.. definitly.. Fuck Authority and fuck everyone else who gets in the way of individuality.
    _punk_in_drublic_on June 02, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think some of u have the right idea, others just hear the phrase "fuck authority" and run from ther... I don't feel this song is about anarchy, it's about standing up for what u believe in/rebelling against what's not right- especially when authority is in the wrong. it's about not just accepting what u r told, and to think for yourself- "we gotta take offence against the status quo"... I'm sorry to bust the bubble of all u anarchists... but watch the music video to this song... it only shows authority when it's wrong (hitler, police brutality, etc.) and guess what the world isn't perfect, and neither is any government, but ours is about as close as it gets, and anarchy just doesn't work- try actually THINKING about it... GREAT punk song
    theFrailtyofWrdson July 01, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentauthority is the biggest cause of problems and has always been the biggest cause of problems

    ppl are just too dumb to see this...

    just look how many ppl in the usa support bush...if that doesn't say enough

    anarchy isn't chaos,anarchy is the love for freedom and justice and the hate against authority and all the shit it causes...ppl are just dumb,they're in the system,the system is in them...they think authority is needed...it isn't...
    f*ck_the_systemon September 12, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOH YEAH! pennywise knows punk
    PunkRawkLoseron April 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFuck yeah, great song
    NOFXJuggaloGirgoon April 30, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDUDE! THIS SONG IS THE FUCKIN SHIT! Dude, its so good you can tell what its about just by the name!
    fuckyouallon May 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti pennywise is fuckin awesome. this song is so rad, i <3 it!
    thursdayROCKSon May 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment: interpretive dances : wahahah. i love pennywise. say it loud and proud.. "fuck authority.." =D
    xpunkieglitteron May 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is about how you shouldnt listen to the authority of someone (government) that you wouldnt even trust, or someone who hides stuff...now would you give them respect of thier authority?
    ugpunk84on June 03, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFuck all authority figures of any type. Now instead of hearing the song and letting it pass by you I think we should all rise against and do somin about authority..... and they can feel the rage of OUR generation!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Skankin'InThePiton June 05, 2002   Link

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