I started watchin' them all down the line
Keep steppin' and rejectin' all the time
They try to pull me in
Can't let that happen again
They try to do it again all on me

Sedation through the nation
We're screaming black and blue
Intoxication of a generation
We're screaming black and blue

The blind leading the blind
They told me I was dumb
They said their security system was too big to outrun
I broke away and I'm never goin' back
For all the souls they broke
Mine never cracked

Sedation through the nation
We're screaming black and blue
Intoxication of a generation
We're screaming black and blue


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Black & Blue Lyrics as written by Timothy Armstrong Roger M. Freeman

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    this song is like an addiction, once you hear it you can never never never get enough and i can't believe that no one has commented on it. well i have one thing to say about it - IT ROCKS!

    sohlgirlon September 27, 2002   Link
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    This song always pops into my head whenever I wind up at some self-important, stupid party on a lost Friday night. "Sedation throughout the nation...intoxication of a generation." Nobody really gives a shit about anything and so they go out and get blasted and waste their time looking pretty and drinking. I always feel glad that I never fell into that world and still use my brain...but that's just what the song means to me.

    Also, who sings this? Freeman?

    songagoneon June 18, 2006   Link
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    ya that's matt freeman, the basist singing this song. i saw them live and he was singing it. I love his growly voice haha. great song, very catchy its stuck in my head now.

    Darth_Qurashion April 22, 2007   Link
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    personally i prefer tim's voice. but matt is a very talented bassist. it's a great song, extremely catchy.

    KC.punxon January 25, 2008   Link

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