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Riot


by Dead Kennedys. Buy album CD: Plastic Surgery Disasters


Rioting—the unbeatable high
Adrenalin shoots your nerves to the sky
Everyone knows this town is gonna blow
And it's all gonna blow right now….

Now you can smash all the windows that you want
All you really need are some friends and a rock
Throwing a brick never felt so damn good
Smash more glass
Scream with a laugh
And wallow with the crowds
Watch them kicking peoples' ass

But you get to the place
Where the real slavedrivers live
It's walled off by the riot squad
Aiming guns right at your head
So you turn right around
And play right into their hands
And set your own neighbourhood
Burning to the ground instead

Chorus
Riot—the unbeatable high
Riot—shoots your nerves to the sky
Riot—playing into their hands
Tomorrow you're homeless
Tonight it's a blast

Get your kicks in quick
They're callin' the national guard
Now could be your only chance
To torch a police car

Climb the roof, kick the siren in
And jump and yelp for joy
Quickly—dive back in the crowd
Slip away, now don't get caught

Let's loot the spiffy hi-fi store
Grab as much as you can hold
Pray your full arms don't fall off
Here comes the owner with a gun

Chorus

The barricades spring up from nowhere
Cops in helmets line the lines
Shotguns prod into your bellies
The trigger fingers want an excuse
Now

The raging mob has lost its nerve
There's more of us but who goes first
No one dares to cross the line
The cops know that they've won

It's all over but not quite
The pigs have just begun to fight
They club your heads, kick your teeth
Police can riot all that they please

Chorus

Tomorrow you're homeless
Tonight it's a blast



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Album: Plastic Surgery Disasters (1982) Lyrics
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  1. Dark Cloud
  2. Exhale
  3. Falling From The Sky
  4. False Alarm
  5. Hands Tied
  6. Into Flames
  7. Not Alone
  8. Radio
  9. See It Through
  10. Set For Breaking
  11. What It's Like
  12. Advice From Christmas Past
  13. Government flu
  14. Terminal Preppie
  15. Trust your mechanic
  16. Well paid scientist
  17. Well Paid Scentist
  18. Buzzbomb
  19. Forest fire
  20. Halloween
  21. Winnebago warrior
  22. Riot
  23. Bleed for me
  24. I am the owl
  25. Dead end
  26. Moon over marin

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