"Shakedown" as written by Phil Green and Sonny Miller....
HEY!
two headed monster on the big blue screen
they tell you how to spend your dime
now all the minutes change to hours
then the days fly by
and nothing occupies your mind

beautiful people tell you what to wear
and who to be
and what to buy
it's time to leave it all behind and...
rise up! dance to a different beat
rise up! shakedown!
rise up! free your mind of what they say
rise up! shakedown!
rise up! dance to a different beat
rise up! free your mind of what they say
rise up! dance to a different beat
rise up! shakedown!

without a doubt they've thought of everything
of every way to steal your time
now all the days have changed to weeks
and still the years fly by
never thought to question why

pretty people
all those people
talking at you
talking what when why
come on and leave it all behind and...

rise up! dance to a different beat
rise up! shakedown!
rise up! free your mind of what they say
rise up! shakedown!
rise up! dance to a different beat
rise up! free your mind of what they say
rise up! dance to a different beat
rise up! shakedown!

yeah you're all dressed up and you got
nothing to lose
and i see you've brought your
dancing shoes, well
let's figure out how to use those things, yeah!
c'mon c'mon c'mon dance with me!
dance, i said!

rise up! dance to a different beat
rise up! shakedown!
rise up! free your mind of what they say
rise up! shakedown!
rise up! dance to a different beat
rise up! free your mind of what they say
rise up! dance to a different beat
rise up! shakedown!

rise up! shakedown!
rise up! shakedown!
rise up!


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    General Commentwhy on earth isn't this band on the radio?

    and why did they choose to do 'Gimmer Man' as their single.

    NEWS FLASH NEWS FLASH NEWS FLASH NEWS FLASH

    THIS SONG RAWKS AND CAN GET ON THE RADIO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    my gawd i think their record comapny went out of business, but if i was an owner of some record company id snag up this band as make this song their single and promote it like hell!

    the START rawks!!!!!!!!!!
    savemefromtearson July 22, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti cant find out how to get their stuff... i dont want to buy their cd if i dont like their music but i cant find anything on kazaa and i went to mp3.com and they dont have any of their music able to download... ahhh!... if u know how to get their music feel free to contact me and let me know
    emo*STARS*on March 18, 2003   Link
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    General Commentof course as soon as i post something i find out how... yeah definetly typed thestart as one word for the first time and um DUH... needless to say, it worked.. sweet..
    emo*STARS*on March 18, 2003   Link
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    General CommenttheSTART is awesome! It would be a BIG mistake not to buy their cd. They are great live! Aimee has a absolutely gorgous voice!
    kaptpoopypantson April 06, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI heard this off of smallville , pretty good song .
    NIKKIEon April 27, 2003   Link
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    General CommentHaha thanks emo stars. I'm stupid too (not saying you're stupid...lol)
    justascrazyon June 05, 2003   Link
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    General CommentHaha thanks emo stars. I'm stupid too (not saying you're stupid...lol)
    justascrazyon June 05, 2003   Link
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    General CommentGo to their shows. They sell cds there. Yeah.
    xJustinsWhoreExon June 23, 2003   Link
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    General CommenttheSTART is definately an amazing band I've seen them with Senses Fail and they were great... this is my favorite song by them, it tells people not to follow the crowd, just do your own thing, and have fun....she has an amazing voice
    emo mufuggaon July 03, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthi song definat;ey rocks! do they play in england?
    i'd love too se them!
    yeah, is there anywhere in england i can get thier cd's
    im English!
    _Raegan_on May 12, 2005   Link

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