LYRICS
All songs are copywritten by the Raging Panic Monkeys, 2002


Trigger Finger (Fight or Flight)
Break Free
Numbers
My Disaster
Keeping Up With The Jones'
Nothing's Real
Flake
Start A Fight
Glenn's Song
We Suck
Fallacies Of Life
Beer Run
Half-Past Eight
Bored
Man's Best Friend

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Trigger Finger (Fight or Flight)

My finger itches, but I just can't do it....

Gun and stock, locked and loaded,
two seconds from being exploded.
My night started as a trip to the store,
but got held up on my way out the door.
I got forced into a car,
then we drove, but not too far.
I got pulled out, nearby a park.
Where no one could see 'cuz it's too dark.

Cold metal barrel against my head,
one wrong move and I'll be dead.
Running out of choices, what to do?
Too many thoughts running through.
Can't choose which one is right,
My insticts kick in, it's fight or flight.
Fight or flight.

I hear a click and I open my eyes.
It takes me a second to realize
the gun's being loaded, and he's almost done.
He had an expression of having fun.
A moment of silence, I hear a thud.
I turn around and he's slipped in the mud.
I hear a...BANG!...everything's so cold.
My knees are weak, my body folds.

Cold metal barrel against my head,
one wrong move and I'll be dead.
Running out of choices, what to do?
Too many thoughts running through.
Can't choose which one is right,
My insticts kick in, it's fight or flight.
Fight or flight.

Too much commotion to tell what's going on.
But then I see and realization dawns.
His leg was bleeding where he shot himself.
Now he was the one yelling for help.
I look around, don't know what to do,
but one thought keeps coming through.
So I pick up the gun, point it at that bitch.
This is my cure for the itch.

Cold metal barrel against my head,
one wrong move and I'll be dead.
Running out of choices, what to do?
Too many thoughts running through.
Can't choose which one is right,
My insticts kick in, it's fight or flight.
Fight or flight.

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Break Free

I never want to die
I want to live forever
I'm never gunna fry,
I'll beat every endeavor.
You will see,
I'll finally be free.
I'm not going to take this crap anymore.

I'm gunna break this shackle.
I will have something to gain
I'll show you this isn't dull.
I'll bring you pleasure through pain.

I am free today,
I'm gunna stay that way.
I'll break past every defense,
relax, try not to be tense.

No more from this crap called the government.
What's in store is going to astonishment.
Out with the old, in with the anarchy.
A twist for the bold to see what we can be.

This is not the right way,
we are all oppressed out here.
We'll get there someday,
and that day is drawing near.

I am free today,
I'm gunna stay that way.
I'll break past every defense,
relax, try not to be tense.

No more from this crap called the government.
What's in store is going to astonishment.
Out with the old, in with the anarchy.
A twist for the bold to see what we can be.

I never want to die
I want to live forever
I'm never gunna fry,
I'll beat every endeavor.
You will see,
I'll finally be free.
I'm not going to take this crap anymore.

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Numbers

It doesn't really matter.
I don't really care.
I'll get what I want in the end.
I'll do what others don't dare

When I was born, they gave me a number.
I wrote it on forms to tell them my age.
When I got older, they gave me another.
It helps them take money out of my wage.

It doesn't really matter.
I don't really care.
I'll get what I want in the end.
I'll do what others don't dare

Numbers surround me, numbers confound me.
Why can't anyone just know my name?
They're stamped on our foreheads like we came from a factory.
There's no way to tell that we're not the same.

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My Disaster

What have I done?
We used to be so happy.
What happened to our smiles?
Where have they all gone?

It was all a mistake,
I didn't want to make you mad.
Then all this piled on.
I hope we can fix this mess I've made.

You seemed so happy at one point
And then it changed....so rapidly
You seemed so happy at one point
And then it changed....so rapidly, so rapidly

I'm sorry my love, for all I've done.
It happened so fast I'm still not sure
what I should do to make
the pain you feel run away
for good, forever.

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Keeping Up With The Jones'

They tell ya what to do
They tell ya who to be
You must have enough for them to see

You've got the perfect hair
You've got the perfect smile
Invisible imperfection all the while

You must always buy more and more
Keeping up with the Jones' next door.

You've got a boring job
You've got a loveless wife
It's the Jones' eyes that rule your life

You're afraid they'll know
You're afraid they'll see
You're afraid all your friends will leave

You must always buy more and more
Keeping up with the Jones' next door.
Nothing else to live for except
keeping up with the Jones' next door.

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Nothing's Real

Everywhere I go, I look and see
all the hatred, and filth beneath me.
Where is the end of this all?
When will I finally fall?
Every face I pass by, lives life in some way a lie.
Everybody's fake, 'cuz I am too...

Nothing's real! You don't know who I am,
you don't know what this is for.
Your walls are the same as mine,
Just to cover, who you are.
Just as deceiving, just as fake,
just as believing, no way to break.

There's no reason to say more,
or try to tell me what this is for.
I have nothing to say, not anymore.
I have no reason to stay, not anymore.

No where to go, no place to hide...
I must accept the loss of pride.
Not to give in, but to fit in.
I will forget the person I had been.
Every face I pass by, lives life in some way a lie
Everybody's fake, 'cuz I am too...

Nothing's real! You don't know who I am,
you don't know what this is for.
Your walls are the same as mine,
Just to cover, who you are.
Just as deceiving, just as fake,
just as believing, no way to break.

There's no reason to say more,
or try to tell me what this is for.
I have nothing to say, not anymore.
I have no reason to stay, not anymore.

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Flake

Waiting for you, but it's like this everyday.
I sit by, and know that it will happen today

You're as dependable as a broken stool,
everytime I get up I fall down.
You're a flake, yet you think you're cool.
You think you wear this world on your crown.

You're a clown, but you think it's you I like.
But I will, set you straight with my mic.

You're as dependable as a broken stool,
everytime I get up I fall down.
You're a flake, yet you think you're cool.
You think you wear this world on your crown.

I careless, because it don't make a difference.
'Cuz I know, it's not your fault you are dense.

You're as dependable as a broken stool,
everytime I get up I fall down.
You're a flake, yet you think you're cool.
You think you wear this world on your crown.

Waiting for you, but it's like this everyday.

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Start A Fight

I sit around and wonder what I'll do today.
Your ways are lame but who the hell am I to say?
I've been bored for an hour or so.
There are no parties being thrown.

I think it's time to go.

I wanna do my own thing
I don't care if I'm mean
I'm not gunna do what's right
I'm gunna start a fight.

I saw some guy and I grabbed him by his shirt
I told him meet the ground and slammed him in the dirt
I've beaten him for an hour or so
I let my anger grow and grow.

I think it's time to go.

I wanna do my own thing
I don't care if I'm mean
I'm not gunna do what's right
I'm gunna start a fight.

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Glenn's Song

So ya took her.
Did it make you feel like a man?
Quarter of your age.
She didn't know what was going on.

Yeah you hurt her
in ways no one else can.
I hate you.
You scum of man.

So, yeah beat it.
Yeah you better run.
If I ever see you
you better hope I don't have a gun.

'cuz I'll kill you
just like you killed her.
run, run

I'm here now girl
and I'll see it through.
Don't say a word
I won't let anyone hurt you

Just let me hold you
give me your hand
go ahead and cry
I wish I didn't have to understand.

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We Suck

I'm real sorry if your a fan
we ain't nothing but a poor punk band
we suck, we suck

We got together 'cuz we got bored
we can't keep time we only know three chords
we suck, we suck

Yeah, we're ok at writing songs
unfortunately their all a minute long
we suck, we suck

Professional CD may be assumed,
but we record them in Sean's living room
we suck, we suck

Our guitarists are tubas,
our singers a sax.
Our drummer's a slob
who won't get off his ass.
we suck...we suck.

We can't tell if we're singing in key
we got no concept of melody
we suck, we suck

If we saved our money, we could buy half-stacks
but instead we spent it on six-packs
we suck, we suck

We're hairy, we're stupid, we're ugly, we're mean
we're not as bad as Kurt Cobain
we suck, we suck

We never shower, we smell funky
they call us the Raging Panic Monkeys
we suck, we suck

Our guitarists are tubas,
our singers a sax.
Our drummer's a slob
who won't get off his ass.
we suck...we suck.

I'm real sorry if your a fan
we ain't nothing but a poor punk band
we suck

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Fallacies Of Life

Day in, day out, I'm living it all the same.
Begin, about, right now to point the blame.
You say, why me? To try and tell me what to do.
Today, you'll see, exactly why I hate you.

I'm sick of all your fallacies of life.
Your tragedy ends, no more rules to bend.
I'm sick of all, I'm sick of all,
I'm sick of all your fallacies of life.
You're no better than me.
You are....

This time, I win, I've always been better than you
Time to, begin, to change what you do.
Now you, will burn, as I leave you like I should
Today, you'll learn, 'cuz I'm leaving you for good

I'm sick of all your fallacies of life.
Your tragedy ends, no more rules to bend.
I'm sick of all, I'm sick of all,
I'm sick of all your fallacies of life.
You're no better than me.
You are.

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Beer Run

I went down, I went to the store.
I went to buy a 40 of Coors.
But that night clerk, he asked me.
He asked me for a valid ID.

We both know I'm not 21,
but I just wanted to tie one on.

I'm home alone
my folks are gone
If only the clerk
would just play along.

Beer run whoa-oh

I started to panic, I broke a sweat
But then I saw this boy ain't no threat.
I got out my wallet, and busted a Lincoln.
bribing's the key, to underage drinking.

We both know I'm not 21,
but I just wanted to tie one on.

I'm home alone
my folks are gone,
if only my friends
would just answer the phone.

Beer run whoa-oh

I scored the drinks, I made the run
Now it's time, to have some fun.
But just as I thought we were home free
My parents walked in on my party

We both know I'm not 21,
but I just wanted to tie one on.

We're not alone
my parents are mad
if only we all
hadn't been so bad

Beer run whoa-oh

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Half-Past Eight

Once again now it's getting late,
I look at the clock, it's a quarter to eight
I wonder now where you are
I stop what I'm doing and get in the car

This is what I want, it's not too late,
But why can't you be here....at eight?

And now I know, at least I think
Why every week I visit my shrink
Come on now, it can't be really that bad
You say let's go...you say I know...and now I wish I had

Once again I hit up the booze
I look at my watch, it's about 2
I wonder now, why I'm alone
I realize I'm drunk and you're at home

This is what I want, it's not too late
But why can't I stay sober.....past eight?

And now I know, at least I think
Why every week I visit my shrink
Come on now, it can't be really that bad
You say let's go...you say I know...and now I wish I had

You get there at half past eight
It's almost 4 and I'm just getting into bed
This is what I want, but it's too late
'Cuz you're too good and I'm just sick in the head

This is what I want, but it's too late
'Cuz you're too good, and I'm sick in the head

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Bored

I woke up, and wondered what to do, I just don't know
I'm just a bum, livin' in a slum, I don't know what to do

I've been bored outta my mind
There's nothing to pass the time
There's nothing like being bored
With not a thing to do in sight

Wander the streets for a couple hours, laughing at everyone
They all just stare back, 'cuz they don't get the joke

'Cuz I've been bored outta my mind
They're only there to pass the time
There's nothing like being bored
And laughing at everyone in sight

For years I've been bored outta my mind
I need something to do, now's the time
There's something about being bored
Your whole life with everything in sight

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Man's Best Friend

They walk around on all-fours
Chewing on carpet and pissing on the floor

You give them all leashes so they obey
Then they'll go outside just to roll in the hay

Dogs
They're best friend to man
but so is the next door lesbian

They want you to watch all their tricks
Barking a lot for the porno flicks

They might beg for you to join in their games
Maybe they'll shout out crazy names

Dogs
They're best friend to man
But so is the next door lesbian

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