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Suicide bomb, armed ready to go off
Blow off targets, Wall Street free market
Spark it with the match watch the fuse burn rapidly
Attack of the backpack pipe bomb the mics on
This is frustration, my conditions are my motivation
Five o'clock news tune in I'll be the sole sensation
Analysts and psychologists are the panelists
Front page coverage from New York to Los Angeles
Can you handle this? Having trouble understanding this
Anger, furious, yo my situation is serious
A man can only handle so much until he snaps
Straw after straw, last straw broke the camel's back
In fact, I see no reason for living
And I can't go on, so it's either this or give in
Listen, one life to live one life to give
So give a kiss to my wife and kids

You can't beat city hall but you can blow it to the fucking ground
It's rebel radio broadcasting from underground
If you love the sound, pump it up and spread the word around
And don't stop till the shots heard around the world
You can't beat city hall but you can blow it to the fucking ground
It's rebel radio broadcasting from underground
If you love the sound, pump it up and spread the word around
And don't stop till the shots heard around the world

Yes, this is change you can believe in
Stopping every politician out there breathing
Yo let me explain this, voting never changed shit
Casting ballots for four more years of the same shit
Nah, we organize on the ground level
We're capitalism's gravediggers, gave us the shovels
Can you dig it? 'Cause the ground is already soft
From the tears of the millions of children that's dying every year
They feed on your fear and obedience is weakness
They want to kill me 'cause I dare to speak this
While the preachers preach this turn the other cheek shit
Meekness can only keep us from inheriting the earth
Worse than being slaves is to cave to the conditions
If we've got the key, why are we locked in prison?
It's an explosive situation, a time to make decisions
And blow the door right off the mother fucking hinges

You can't beat city hall but you can blow it to the fucking ground
It's rebel radio broadcasting from underground
If you love the sound, pump it up and spread the word around
And don't stop till the shots heard around the world
You can't beat city hall but you can blow it to the fucking ground
It's rebel radio broadcasting from underground
If you love the sound, pump it up and spread the word around
And don't stop till the shots heard around the world

Blown away as a result of the explosives
Improvised devices decisive in battle
Level whole blocks turn blow windows out of buildings
Listen, nitroglycerin is very beneficial
Fragments hit your tissue, shrapnel's coming at you
This is every day when an insurgency's attacking you
Trapping in your home, thinking you're safe there
But we're tracking you and yea, bombs can be placed there
There's no escape we hold your fate in our hands
This is the result of occupying these lands
It was your attack that forced us to fight back
But we don't have helicopters airplanes or tanks
Like prisoners with a shank, we work with what we got
Small arms and homemade bombs can do a lot
So you might get shot, or you might get blown apart
Defeated in battle like Napoleon Bonaparte

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from Every Day I Wake Up On The Wrong Side Of Capitalism, released July 28, 2011
Produced by Sun Rise Above.

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