Got a song about some love that's gone away (right)
Sometimes his eyes shed tiny teardrops when he plays (right)
Touching feelings are just sitting there to buy
They call it music, but it seems more like a lie

Artificial life in the market
Artificial life in the marketplace
Artificial life in the market
Artificial life in the marketplace

Epic ballads by the musical whores (right)
Life is boring, so project theirs onto yours (right)
Hear the anthems of the Pepsi generation
See the martyrs of our spiritual degradation

Artificial life in the market
Artificial life in the marketplace
Artificial life in the market
Artificial life in the marketplace

American culture
Disneyland freak show
Screen in your living room
A window for your tomb
If you can't compare to the world sitting there
Repress your insecurities
Watch and escape

Gimme artificial
Gimme superficial
Gimme a commercial life that can't be bought
This I say to you, what I say is true
Emotions aren't a product to sell or be consumed

Coming attraction, it's coming real soon
Prince is having brunch with Pat Boone
Wanna know where all the bullshit goes?
It goes down the sewer to be disposed

Artificial life in the market
Artificial life in the marketplace
Artificial life in the market
Artificial life in the marketplace

Artificial life in the market
Artificial life in the marketplace
Artificial life in the market
Artificial life in the marketplace

Artificial life
Artificial life
Artificial life
Artificial life


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Artificial Life Lyrics as written by William Currie Dennis Leigh

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    the begin'in is funny hahahha

    badreligionpigeonon August 11, 2002   Link
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    perfect example of our wonderful society today ^_^

    ragegirl84on August 27, 2002   Link
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    i LOVE this song. it speaks the truth. this song is the essence of america's current social state. yay op ivy!

    macabreon September 23, 2002   Link
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    This song is about the crap which is popular music these days. Its not real its, just crap written to make money.

    Smaxelon October 13, 2002   Link
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    Well given the fact this song came out late 80's and written who knows how long before how can it be about music "these days" and music wasnt really the same back then. Music shall i say was more true and not all about the bullshit that its about today.

    TrueSoundsOfLiberty6on October 13, 2002   Link
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    But I would have to agree with you to a certain degree on the meaning.

    TrueSoundsOfLiberty6on October 13, 2002   Link
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    the song was written in 1989 and it is about the schlock rock hair metal that was clogging the airwaves. It can also be compared to the music of today. emo crybabies are the new musical whores with tears in their eyes.

    theskagodon March 10, 2003   Link
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    I love this song

    s_curry52on June 07, 2003   Link
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    I think it's about using great songs in commertals and just ruing them

    Mitch Bon April 09, 2004   Link
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    Are you serious? This song is obviously about much more than using "great songs in commercials".

    Zedd138on April 16, 2004   Link

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