The more of you that I inspect
The more of me I see reflect
The more I try to read your lips
The more the mask you're wearing rips
But when I seek out your voice
My ears are overcome with noise
You show and tell with greatest ease
Raving impossibilities
Engaged in crime I grasp my throat
Enraged my mind starts to smoke
Enforce a mental overload
Angry again, angry again, angry owe!
And when the story takes a twist
If folds like a contortionist
Slight of hand and quick exchange
The old tricks have been rearranged
Engaged in crime I grasp my throat
Enraged my mind starts to smoke
Enforce a mental overload
Angry again, angry again, angry
The searing of the sinew
My body fights for air
The ripping of the tissue
My lungs begin to tear
Gravity's got my bones
It pulls my flesh away
The steam finally dissipates
I make out my sweaty face
Association that I choose
Game I inevitably lose
Governed by laws set up by me
Fracture it's jaw to let me be
A cut-out cardboard condo maze
Filled with an insubordinate race
Irrational youths stop to stare
As music rubber hosed the air
Engaged in crime I grasp my throat
Enraged my mind starts to smoke
Enforce a mental overload
Angry again, angry again, angry again
And again and again, again
Engaged in crime I grasp my throat
Enraged my mind starts to smoke
Enforce a mental overload
Angry again, angry again, angry owe!


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Angry Again Lyrics as written by Dave Mustaine

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    Hearing this song live was orgasmic.

    m0nDoon July 13, 2006   Link
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    cool song from the cool movie "Last Action Hero"

    tommyvercetti86on May 10, 2002   Link
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    This song is about an argument that Dave Mustaine and Nick Menza got into. It's basically about how Mustaine feels towards those who anger him.

    GhostOfWaron June 03, 2002   Link
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    Thats interesting GhostOfWar. This is my favorite Megadeth song

    aceticaon June 05, 2002   Link
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    There is so much emotion in this song that it is truly one of my fav songs, especially live such as on rude awakening.

    the_edgecrusheron August 02, 2002   Link
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    Another well crafted Megadeth song. I love the part during the solo when the forboding sound effect comes in.

    Agreenmachineon February 14, 2006   Link
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    Yeah this song is cool but I feel that Dave Mustaine is imitating James Hetfield's voice in the chorus. but I still think its a cool song.

    jay696on January 27, 2007   Link
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    Another Megadeth Favorite. The melody and guitars are great. The lyrics , everything is near flawless. Favorite parts would be at the end when he says 'angry again and again, AGAIN. The man is brilliant. Ive never been so amazed by a persons creativity and intelligence as I am by Dave Mustaine. His talent is mindblowing and id love to get to know the man personally.

    altd2on March 06, 2007   Link
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    I can't help but relate this song to the hero versus villain context where I heard the soundtrack, and that probably distorts the original meaning. However:

    Verse one: There are two men both of them angry at each other, but one of them is trying to maintain a facade of reasonableness.

    Verse two: The other guy is arguing his case with what the Viewpoint Character sees as dishonesty.

    Chorus: The VC grows ever angrier as he restrains himself from verbally lashing out at the other guy.

    Verse three: The VC is losing the argument and what's left of his temper as the other guy "twists everything around" to make it seem the VC is in the wrong.

    Verse four: The VC's self control snaps. He's feels so angry that his body could rip apart breathing hard, screaming at the other guy.

    Verse five: The VC calms down.

    Verse six: The VC turns his diminishing anger against himself and the world. He chose to create the relationship between himself and his opponent and the confrontation between them was as much his fault as that of the other guy. He's still irritable though, annoyed at the people around him staring at him like he's nuts. And he starts to get angrier and angrier at them...

    Letmeinon May 21, 2007   Link
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    Great song. One of my personal favorites from Megadeth. Basically I think it's about what goes on in Mustaine's head when he's deeply angered. Lot of imagery going on in this song.

    Yankeesfan630on May 25, 2008   Link

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