This one is by the books/
Chapter for chapter/
Word for word/
This formula in disguise/
Now I'm shaking watching what they buy/
This one is so expected/
Line for line/
Move for move/
This falsity in disguise/
Now I'm shaking watching what they buy/
With stale words you kick it when it's down/
No substance, this is the death of sound/
One pioneer finds the new ground/
So copy up and break it down/
In your town they're dropping names like dropping bombs/
Hey product these chords the will not become plastic/
You front what you can't back up/
Repeat everything that you hear/
There is nothing left here/
You trust everything/
We've lost everything and ducking punches/
You cheer anything/
False idols they cheer it with you/
Sound for sound it's killing me without sympathy/
My ears are deaf as of now/
This one it has no use/
Line for line/
Move for move/
This uniform in disguise/
And now I'm shaking/
Conformist spies/
Time will come when you get what you deserve/


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    General Commenti love this song. i especially love th part when he starts screaming this part. Hey product these chords the will not become plastic/
    You front what you can't back up/
    Repeat everything that you hear/
    its fucken rad.
    flynnordieon July 03, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is a great song and it has total relevance to the music world today. this song is about kids these days getting into certain kinds of music just because thats whats "in" at the time. that came strait from Brian so thats what its about
    phirewireon August 20, 2002   Link

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