We are livin' in a police state
Situations getting grave
Right now
I'm takin' aim

We are livin' in a police state
More than just your rights at stake
Right Now
I'm takin' aim



Heaters got my town
Infiltratin' the area
Locking down the masses
Even to scare ya
We've had it up to here with this shit
To serve and protect yo I ain't buying it.

Do it for the power
They're abusing the glory
Strip away the badge
And you'll still be out
Run the streets hunting as a lone vigilante
Fightin' the fight for the peoples rights


We are, livin' in a police state
Situations getting grave
Right now, it's all on you

We are, livin' in a police state
More than just your rights at stake
Right now
I'm takin' aim


Get ready cuz its time to go
Heaters movin' in and before you know it
They've got us all surrounded
The call has been sounded
This is how its goin' down tonight.

Tonights when we set things right
And besides who'd wanna live and die
In this mess we made
Its so depraved
What happened to my freedom
And you'll find me
Lying on the floor
Thinking about war
Thinking about war
Don't wanna do this anymore
They paraded
I'll be waiting for
The perfect time to strike


We are livin' in a police state (we are)
Situations getting grave (we are)
Right now (we are)
We are takin' aim

We are livin' in a police state
More than your rights at stake
Right now, it's all on you

Right now (we are) its on (we are) oh yeah
We are.


Lyrics submitted by asdfjk, edited by Megs_g

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    this is an amazing song. i am going to see them april 14 :)

    niki_xon March 30, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Uh, they're talking about marijuanna as alot of their songs are about the same thing.

    Somebody smells like a piggy methinks

    Rageron April 26, 2007   Link
  • 0
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    Probablly one of the best bands coming out of ontario-- Canada even. Theyre amazing live. Theyre going to make it big.

    acoustic_lullabyon August 22, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    orangefriend, you moron, it's a play on words

    they don't literally mean this is a police state we live in, they're just trying to say how much blind faith we've put into cops

    TheGreenOneon May 05, 2008   Link
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    heaters= police

    MRSWED420on May 13, 2009   Link
  • -1
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    I keep hearing this on the radio and it's driving me mad. Do they even KNOW what a police state is? If this was a police state, do they think this song would even BE on the radio? Stop selling crack and maybe you won't see so much of the police. This would be okay if it was obvious they were joking or something (the band is clearly not of the culture their music is emulating), but it sounds exactly like the type of whiny air-headed protest piece it's pretending to be. This adds nothing to an already irritating genre. I bet the one with the dreads wrote this.

    orangefriendon April 19, 2007   Link

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