Like a morning crow and his unwelcome song
Or a worn-out broken record that keeps skipping along
Mountains of instructions you keep piling on me

Resound like a cacophonous symphony
But I don't want to hear it anymore
Priests and politicians pretend they're your friend
And police speak to you like you're a child again

Blanket statements cover you like a rug
And that tell me maybe I'm acting a little too smug
But I don't want to hear it anymore
Every day we hear the secrets of life
Reduced to cheap jokes, poetry, and friendly advice

They'd rather see us all pusillanimous
Absorbent in their chorus of correctness
But I don't want to hear it anymore


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    it's about lies and deception and corruption being used to climb the ladder of society and how greg doesn't want to hear it anymore just live life and be happy for where you and other are....i think

    knotty_brodie_freakon March 13, 2003   Link
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    I think Its More about People Just Giving You Shit About Your Life, And Things Your Doing Wrong and Not Caring

    Brendonsohon August 02, 2006   Link
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    This song is awesome!

    Krilleon January 16, 2007   Link
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    This song is a big "fuck you" to all the groups and ideas that try to control our lives.

    Neonsolidon May 31, 2007   Link
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    seriously, its a big fuck you to the world, just shut up, and keep it down you fucktards Im trying to live

    pinkfadeon May 26, 2009   Link
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    I'm thinkin it's more for those troubled souls who, when they hear about something disheartening, it makes them sad or angry or upset or something. And one can only take so much of hearing those things before they crack. Somethin I know I can relate to. How sometimes you hear something and it just instantly puts you down or changes your attitude, and you really don't want to hear it anymore. But this song, well I want to hear it haha

    stayfluffyon June 30, 2011   Link

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