As soon as you're born they make you feel small
By giving you no time instead of it all
Till the pain is so big you feel nothing at all
A Working Class Hero is something to be
A Working Class Hero is something to be

They hit you at home
They hit you at school
They hate you if you're clever and they despise a fool
Its all so fucking crazy you can't follow their rules
So fucking crazy you can't follow their rules
So fucking crazy you can't follow their rules
So fucking crazy you can't follow their rules

There is room at the top they keep telling us still
But first you must learn to smile as you kill
If you want to live like the folks on the hill

Working Class Hero is something to be
A Working Class hero is something to be
They keep you doped with Religion and sex and T.V.
Doped with Religion and sex and T.V.
Doped with Religion and sex and T.V.
They keep you doped with Religion and sex and sex and sex and sex and sex and sex and T.V.


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