"Shock To The System" as written by and Mark/idol Younger-smith....
Whoa yeah
It was a night, L.A., burning bright
Oh what a night
Say yeah,come on
It makes my world stand still
Ah riot, rape, race and revolution, ah yeah
Here come the fire, and my world burns still
You say yeah

Well, you can rock this land baby you

[Chorus]
Like a shock to the system
I feel good, well alright
Like a shock to the system

Say yeah, ain't it irie

It was a night
Hell of a night, L.A., it really was
Oh what a riot
I said yeah, come on
It makes my life feel real
Fear police and civil corruption oh yeah
Is there a man who would be king
And the world stood still
Ah yeah loud

You can rock this land baby
Yeah

[Chorus]

I said yeah, come on baby
Shock to the system
Feel good, well alright
Like a shock, shock to the system
I say yeah, I say yeah, I say yeah
Come on baby

Yeah, well you can rock this land baby

[Chorus]

I say yeah
Ain't it irie

Shock to the system
It feel good, well alright
Like a shock to the system
I say yeah
I say yeah
I say yeah, come on baby

Shock to the, shock to the
Shock to the system
Loud I gotta
Shock to the, shock to the
Shock to the system
Yeah I gotta
Shock to the, shock to the
Shock to the system
Yeah I gotta
Shock to the, shock to the
Shock to the system
You could be king
Or I could be king
Yeah well
You could be king
Or I could be king
Well I gotta
You could be king
Say it louder
The world still burns
You could be king
I could be king
Yeah well
You could be king
Say it louder
I could be king
You could be king
Say it louder
The world still burns


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"Shock to the System" as written by Billy Idol Mark Younger-smith

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  • +1
    General CommentThis is about the Rodney King riots.
    Cary Graniteon June 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm amazed how this song has just one comment! It rocks all the way .......and it is about the L.A riots in 1992 i think¦
    Horror_Punk_Edon September 30, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI FUCKING LOVE THIS SONG!!! By the way, BILLY IDOL IS WAY FUCKING BETTER THAN THAT FUCKING SLUT MILEY CYRUS!!!
    Tailsfan1997on July 26, 2009   Link

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