"Panic Song" as written by Billie Joe Armstrong, Frank E. Wright and Michael Pritchard....
Ready for a cheap escape
On the brink of self destruction
Widespread panic
Broken glass inside my head
Bleeding down these thoughts of
Anguish... mass confusion
The world is a sick machine
Breeding a mass of shit
With such a desolate conclusion
Fill the void with... I don't care
There's a plague inside of me
Eating at my disposition
Nothing's left
Torn out of reality
Into a state of no opinion
Limp with hate

Lyrics submitted by Ice, edited by Mellow_Harsher

"Panic Song" as written by Frank E. Billie Joe Armstrong

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General Commentyay im the first!! this song is awesome!! green day is an awesome band
    TheStartingLine101on July 31, 2002   Link
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    General CommentSuch a great song to listen to when you're having a shitty day
    (like I am)
    closer to myselfon August 28, 2002   Link
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    General Commentits a good song, but if you ask me the instrumental goes on a bit too long, but without the long instrumental, it wudnt be such a good song. im confused :S
    1000_hourson September 24, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think it's heading for a cheap escape...but the song rocks! Mike, the bassist wrote it. He's a brilliant lyricist, really underrated in my opinion.
    Green_Daveon September 28, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthe instrumental part is not too long in fact i can tell right when billie joe is about to sing. this is my favorite, also burnout is my favorite songs as for green day.
    thursdaynighton October 09, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. The intro is part of what makes it so fuckin' good! Really gets me pumped before going out.
    cut in half 13on June 25, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI love the intro.
    Jakeberton June 11, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI love this song so much, it starts off with just mike on the bass and then it builds for like 2 minutes and gets louder and more intense and its awesome
    TheFedman2002on September 17, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthe intro makes me think" whoa this has 2 b a good song". we luv mike... does anyone know anything about him leaving the band? i think i heard that on the radio or sumthig and was not happy.
    greenvelveton November 23, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthat would be such a loss....damn!!...but it's never going to happen, be sure...

    woohoo!! i love it (the song...)
    green_day_FREAKon April 03, 2005   Link

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