[Stza]

So you wanna be a cop?
so you wanna be on the top
arrestin and shootin' all the kids on the block
incarcerate the youth of the next generation
and you get the high fives at the police station

[Ezra]

so you wanna wear blue
and prey on the people
go above the constitution where all men are equal
beat down the poor, the working class core
your a class trading motherfucking rich man's whore


[Stza]

'cuz it's a thin blue line between the love and the hate
if you so choose to cross it you're a nazi for the state
your injustice will crush us, the precious the few
so you wanna be a killer for the red white and blue

[Ezra]

you're a bitch to the crown
keep your own people down
you've got nothing to protect
but you're keeping the sect
for your own damn brothers you got no respect
and the killing won't stop when you become a cop

* the worlds getting madder and it ain't gonna stop
it's an uphill battle all the way until we reach the top
you got an answer in your holster
and no question to kill
you got a vision for society
and it's your will

[Stza / Ezra]

even the summer sun can't make this situation light
you've got the upper hand in a war
when you take away our arms and our means to fight


[Stza]

so you wanna be a cop?
you never stop with your wicked guns going pop
after 41 shots your grinning in the donut shop
your sickening behavior regulates this society
and musters all the sickness & hatred inside of me

[Ezra]

so you wanna wear blue?
well you're just the type
got an chip on your shoulder and an itch for a gripe
standing on a raft in an ocean of blood
but you're doin the killing and causing the flood

[Stza]

how can we tolerate this mad abuse of power?
you think a cop is never psycho till he stabs you in the shower
choking v
morning g
L.O.C
we never stop
and your death'll be sweet if ya wanna be a cop

[Ezra]

they say the sea is green and the sky is blue
and thats about right because we're below you
you cop an extra attitude when you come down my block
so you wanna be a cop?

* the worlds getting madder and it ain't gonna stop
it's an uphill battle all the way until we reach the top
you got an answer in your holster
and no question to kill
you got a vision for society
and it's your will

[Stza]

even the summer sun can't make this situation light
you've got the upper hand in a war
when you take away our arms and our means to fight


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    General Commentthis is a great song, but its actually a Morning Glory song. MG is Ezra's one man band, he plays everything in it, and uses a drum machine for the beats. its really really hard to get MG recordings but if you can find any, get them, all the songs are really good, especially "gang control"
    SKATEorDIE610on June 03, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthere shit is on unixpunx.org i know, i downloaded it from there... yeah, gang control is good. but Extraordianry is amazing, you cant beat that/
    x.dave.xon July 10, 2002   Link
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    General CommentAfter seeing cops beating people on the news, it doesnt leave me with much respect for them.
    chrisbcreem2002on July 10, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwell thats cuz you only see the bad stuff that they do...but nobody seems to care about all the good stuff...can you just imagine how many more people would have died on september 11 if there were no cops...im from ny and my dad saved soo many people that day so stupid things like this song really piss me off
    broken_dreamon July 10, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song kicks ass.. it sucks for daddyslittledefect because her dad is one of the most hated things in america.
    NewFoundGetUpKid0on July 10, 2002   Link
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    General Comment:( that may be true but this song still SUCKS!!!!!!!!!
    Daddyslittle defecton July 10, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI dont thinks he's encouraging killing cops but encourage a revolt and expressing abuse of power on the part of cops. That shit that happend in Inglewood is so fucked up. Damn Nazi ass motherfuckers beating down kids with mental problems. Fuck the Police. Leftover Crack is the shit.
    UnseenOpon July 12, 2002   Link
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    General CommentTHIS SONG IS CRAP..DONT LISTEN TO IT....LEFTOVER CRACK SUCKS ASS
    Daddyslittle defecton July 14, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthere's alot i want to say here in this box here...but i doubt i can placate myself enough to make sense...you're stupid and small minded and you have no understanding of art. your dear ol' daddy may be a cop....and i condem him for that....because he does a job that is corrupt and opressive. and i doubt you have ever listened to the song anyway...but what's really laughable is that you probably call yourself a punk because you like fuckign new found glory...and anyway u say you like alkaline trio but i haven't seen you scumming up the page with the lyrics to "cop" on it so why are you just singleing out leftover crack...? and the question i most want to ask is....have you ever asked yourself why the september 11th bombings happened? did you ever think that somewhere away from your safe little right wing continent there is a country being opressed and beaten down so much that people within that state are angry enough and feel hopeless enough to kill themselves just to get the world to notice? no. why would you do a thing like that? and if a revolution ever comes....i hope you get what you deserve.
    sKeMo_kidon July 20, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwow thats pretty harsh..first of all i do have an understanding of art..and this is not art. and where do u get off saying that i call myself punk b/c i listen to NFG..i'm not into that whole labeling bullshit and i hardly even listen to NFG(and btw they arent really punk). and these opressed contries your so concerned about have a real shitty way of dealing with their problems..killing innocent people in other countries isnt going to slove anything.dont you dare try to make anyone involed in those bombings seem seem less guilty, what they did was wrong and totally unnecessary. you make it seem like im this small minded little princess who doesnt give a shit about anyone but herself..but you couldnt be more wrong you dont even know me what right do you have to judge me like that. lay off my dad ok...he got stuck with a shitty job for a shitty reason and he hates it. you're just as ignorant as you think that i am. but i've given up on trying to explain things to stupid people like you because i know you'll never understand. oh and i was just wondering..if this revolution ever comes..what is it exactly that i deserve?? cuz i can think of a few things you deserve :)
    Daddyslittle defecton July 20, 2002   Link

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