You tell me you like the taste
You just need an excuse
You tell me it calms your nerves
You just think it looks cool

You tell me you want to be different
You just change for the same
You tell me it's only natural
You just need the proof
Did you fucking get it?

It's in my eyes

And it doesn't look that way to me
In my eyes
And it doesn't look that way to me
In my eyes

You tell me that nothing matters
You're just fucking scared
You tell me that I'm better
You just hate yourself

You tell me that you like her
You just wish you did
You tell me that I make no difference
Well at least I'm fucking trying
What the fuck have you done?

It's in my eyes

And it doesn't look that way to me
In my eyes
And it doesn't look that way to me
In my eyes


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    You tell me that I make no difference At least I'm fucking trying What the fuck have you done?

    JESUS CHRIST SHIVER DOWN MY SPINE RAGE-ASM

    Señor Pluckon September 23, 2004   Link
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    I thing song is one of Rages best. You don't get Zac much more angry or self-righteous than this. The songs about wannabes and confused try hards whether they be drug users ("like the taste"), conforming non-conformers ("want to be different") or apathetic people who've lost the dream of change ("make no difference").

    Zac you tell 'em...

    mycatharsison January 23, 2002   Link
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    I love this song too. But Zach did not write these lyrics this is a cover of the song by punk group Minor Threat.

    bdm56on May 24, 2002   Link
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    yeah mycatharis you realize that the whole album is covers. if you couldnt tell that by the different styles, then youre pretty unobservant. yeah this is like one of the songs that defined the hardcore punk movement.

    bodegason July 21, 2002   Link
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    the song is about being sXe

    bassnsxon May 20, 2004   Link
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    this is my favourite minor threat song

    szorkoon December 25, 2004   Link
  • 0
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    The first verse contains and then destroys alot of the pro-smoking arguments. Nice one!

    benmuzzon June 03, 2005   Link
  • 0
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    yeah, this is a cover of Minor Threat. great song. isn't Zach straight-edge too?

    drummerman91on April 09, 2007   Link
  • 0
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    yes, Zach is straight edge

    Zach de la Rocha = my political

    Emeliano Zapata = my other political hero

    :)4thecameraon April 10, 2008   Link
  • 0
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    i mean

    Zach de la Rocha = my political HERO

    not just "my political", wtf does that mean?

    :)4thecameraon April 10, 2008   Link

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