I heard a rumor and it's hard to ignore everybody is saying punk's not cool anymore
So I called all my friends just to make sure then I went down to the record store
Took all my CDs of Rancid and traded them in for the new Rancid album
Shaved off my Mohawk, I got a bald head and a tattoo that says "I'll skank till I'm dead".
No one likes the punks these days
Politics Schmolitics, we can get some food and we can write songs about being rude
I got a porkpie, a bad attitude, a checkerboard tie and a three-piece suit
I'm glad that I found this sound
And I hope there's cheap tattoo removal when this trend dies down
I wanna be cool the Rastafarian way

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    General Commenthe traded the cds for inspecter 7, not rancid.
    juffon December 29, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song has my vote for THE ska anthem of the third wave.
    Taltoson February 18, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"I hope there's cheap tattoo removal for when this trend dies down"

    -Yeah, THAT'LL happen.
    dcrudeboyon March 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt sounds more like basic punk than ska...Fucking idiot.

    This song is about following trends.
    idleon January 23, 2008   Link
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    General Commenthep hep hep! pick it up man!
    mjsos53on October 13, 2009   Link
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    General Commentso long as ska doesnt become mainstream popular i think it'll be same from the kids who follow the "new trend" every year or two.unfortunately though they started selling streetlight shirts in hot-topic. no one knows who they are, but they"ll wear them cause everyone else does.and that will be a sad day for music.
    JaggerIsCoolon June 29, 2010   Link

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