All night out on the streets
I got the back of all my friends
We never want to go back home
Never want the night to end

Because we want to be... FREE!
We want to be...FREE!

The schools that they send us to are prisons
The same can be said for their churches too
I don't want my mind or my arms tied in bondage
I don't want to be another cloned state tool
When I'm with my friends, when I'm at a show
that's when everything is OK
that's why I follow my heart every single day
Single day... EVERY SINGLE DAY!!

Lyrics submitted by anti-flagmaggot

We Want to Be Free Lyrics as written by Patrick C. Bollinger Christopher Lee Barker

Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing

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    General CommentThis song rocks, Anti-Flag kicks.

    Madcappunkon August 18, 2002   Link
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    General Commentkids have rights too, man
    WouldItBeYouon October 13, 2004   Link
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    General CommentAnti-Flag is possibly the most intelligent and human rights activist bands out there. For this I love them, and everything about their music is so kick ass.

    This song is about how kids don't deserve to be controlled. They are people with feeling and intellect just like adults and they don't need to be ordered around constantly by parents, religions, schools, cops, the government, etc. Youth (especially in Western Countries) deserve so many more rights. Talk about it being foolish that you can go to war but not drink alcohol. In lesser developed countries peole get married and start families at 13

    Anti-Flag sings a lot about freedom which is very cool.

    "You can't seperate peace from freedom, cuz no band can be at peace unless he has his freedom." Malcolm-X

    that quote applies to youth as well
    River Wolfon August 26, 2005   Link

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