Everyday convince myself of everything I can and can't believe
Abused, confused
Everyday you feel every crime just stare up at the sky and wonder why
Afraid, deranged

Hold on to your promise you can use it for a crutch
Stand by while all your dreams get trampled in the dust
Leave now before your slick machines begin to rust
Last chance farewell among us

Everyday you get a little bit older and everything gets hard you wonder why (why)
Afraid, deranged
Everyday you feel every crime an endless shocking show on the parade
Abused, confused

Hold on to your promise you can use it for a crutch
Stand by while all your dreams get trampled in the dust
Leave now before your slick machines begin to rust
Last chance farewell among us

Everyday convince myself of everything I can and can't believe
Afraid, deranged

Hold on to your promise you can use it for a crutch
Stand by while all your dreams get trampled in the dust
Leave now before your slick machines begin to rust
Last chance farewell among us

Among us

Where are the Aliens?
We're the aliens
We're the aliens
We're the aliens


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Alien Lyrics as written by Dave Roth Patrick Benzner

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    General Comment

    I love this song, it's probably the best one on Straight Ahead if not the best ever. I think the meaning is that he feels alienated and alone in a world that's so violent and apathetic to its own violence. This is also the first song I ever learned to play on the guitar.

    finchguyon July 10, 2002   Link
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    such a great song, hear it at the PA system at the skatepark a lot.

    real good song on the observation of society. some will feel alienated and wondering why there is so much violence, why is everyone immoral, why do you have to struggle, to claw your way up to a certain station in life and if it's all really worth it? The person in this song had dreams of making it, then sees it's not that easy, that the world is a weird, cruel, and unfair place. the person just needs a release. if there is an actual "alien" as referred to the song. the band is definitley telling him to get the f*ck out of here, because this place sucks!

    Tsk8rKFFon October 05, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    i like this song. =D

    xpunkieglitteron May 20, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    As do I

    PTW Convergeon June 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    yeah i think this is probably my fave PW song

    nazipunksfuckoffon July 20, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    This song owns you.

    Slice_Paper_Wristson August 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    pennywise is awesome. this song rocks! ROCK ON! \m/

    ArReDzon August 25, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    Pennywise are awesome as are their lyrics and this song is awesome too, however not nessecarily their most lyrically ingenius effort, as a drummer if ound the drumming to be right on the spot, Byron MCMackin does a wonderful job with this track. If you like pennywise and bad religion and the sorts, check out the lyrics to my band Erasa, or Everybody Rebel Against Societies Authority they are very pennywise ad br influenced it is simple just type in Erasa on the band search thing and have a read, tell me what you think and i will give youinfo how to acquire recorded versions. Later.

    emokid86on September 02, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    Lyrically I do like this song, musically I think its horrible and not one of their best slower songs. Who's on your side? on Land of the Free? is so much better smoother and expertly executed, and so are the lyrics. I do like the criticism this song(alien) provides: the apathy that currently plagues our society. Indirectly he's making a plea for people to change their way of life and adopt a peaceful attitude and positive state of mind. Who is the alien he is referring to? he and others who believe in and follow peace. we who believe in peace and alternative ways of living their lives are aliens in our own society.

    wrinkledPholeon April 09, 2003   Link
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    Amazing.

    I think it's about an outsider. Pennywise is cool.

    River Wolfon September 18, 2004   Link

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