TV invents a disease you think you have
So you buy our drugs and soon you depend on them
Pain is in your mind gotcha comin' back for more
Again and again and again and again, gonna rip you off
Rip you off

Doctor says you need surgery now
You're feelin' good 'til the side effects fuck up something else
You're ensnared by the medicine man paying up the ass again and again, gonna rip you off

Trust your mechanic to mend your car
Bring it in to his garage
He tightens and loosens a few spare parts
One thing's fixed, another falls apart
And the rich eat you

A magazine says your face don't look quite right
Unless you wear our brand new wonder creme tonight
Never look right again unless you grease your skin
Again and again and again and again, gonna rip you off

Told you're depressed so of course you see the psychiatrist
Right when you hit your neuroses' roots he confuses you
He fucks your head up worse, gotcha feeling helpless
You're comin' back for more again and again, gonna rip you off
Rip you off

Trust your mechanic to make you well
You see an awful lot of him now
The quicker he makes your life fall apart
The more money you put in his pockets

Trust your mechanic to plug your holes
Trust him to make more somewhere else
Trust your mechanic, he'll always come through and rip you off

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Trust Your Mechanic Lyrics as written by Jello Biafra Klaus Flouride

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  • +1
    General CommentI think it's also about how society creates a culture where everything's geared towards consumption, whether you need it or not. Y'know, youre constantly told you can't live without sometihng till you actually can't.
    shadowwiththeeyeson October 28, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentExcellent song. I think we can all learn a lesson here. Take your mobile phones and throw them off the nearest bridge! :P
    Tricky1979on December 23, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song speaks for itself, how business's mechanics, doctors, etc. More towards the not good ones, and they can get away with it. So there for they rip you off.
    blackenedshineon August 23, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhat i think this means is that a doctor is sort of like a mechanic, a mechanic will fix your car but he wants you to come back so he messes up something else, and a doctor will cure your sickness but what is used to cure it can cause a major sickness itself
    nazipunksfuckoffon March 10, 2003   Link
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    General CommentYou see it in the commercials(sp?) all the time, the drug/med commercials say they can cure your "disease" but come w/ a shit load of effects, like head aches and vomiting. they may "cure" one thing then screw you over w/ the side effects. and then there's the prices... same w/ a mechanic. they just wanna suck up the cash and have you coming back. luckilly i personally know a mechanic so i trust him alot, and he'll show you what he's doing, not just keep you up at the front desk and act like your an idiot.
    SouthernPunk777on May 24, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI think all the comments above pretty summed up the song prety well.
    IrishMan44on February 10, 2015   Link

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