Three, four
Half-life, welcome the worst
Born to your station and your station's a curse
Daddy says "wait and see"
Ain't seen the sun since 1973
Half-life, fake your claim
Fallin' asleep and wakin' up is the same
Half alive and half dead too
Work is for suckers and the sucker is you
You know the lies they tell are told until they're true
You know they hardly ever (Yeah, I'm fallin fast)
You know they hardly ever (I'm not gonna last)
Ya want it, they got it
It's just circumstance
You know they hardly ever give a leper a chance
Half-life (x3)
Or no life at all
Half-life and all fucked up
You're born with nothing, better make it enough
Pat on the back, kicked in the teeth
Alcohol will be your only relief
You know the lies they tell are told because of you
You know they hardly ever (Yeah, I'm fallin fast)
You know they hardly ever (I'm not gonna last)
Ya want it, they got it
It's just circumstance
You know they hardly ever give a leper a chance
Half-life (x3)
Or no life at all
You know the lies they tell are told until they're true
You know they hardly ever (Yeah, I'm fallin fast)
You know they hardly ever (I'm not gonna last)
Ya want it, they got it
It's just circumstance
You know they hardly ever give a leper a chance
You know they hardly ever (Yeah, I'm fallin fast)
You know they hardly ever (I'm not gonna last)
Ya want it, they got it
It's just circumstance
You know they hardly ever give a leper a chance
Half-life (x3)
You know they hardly ever give a leper a chance


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    General CommentThis song sums up the working class perfectly, or life in general. It's saying we spend our whole life working, just to have a half-life. It talks about how much of a workaholic society we live in. We are half dead cuz we spend most of our lives working. Everyday is the same thing. "waking up and falling asleep is the same." That is so true.
    Stoneyon March 10, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthat is most definitly the idea i got from the song u hit it right on
    duzton December 31, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThe song that got me to love Here Comes The Zoo, and experience the cds greatness. It also got my sister & ex Nancy into H.
    Sasuke_Uchihaon July 31, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYea stoney got it, we live our lives the they want us to. Working for material things we don't need. I like the part "alcohol will be your only relief. so true
    300ZXFASTERon June 20, 2008   Link

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