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All There Is
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Written by: Brett Gurewitz
Released in: 2004
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This song goes out to all the hopeless sinners
With grave allegiances so meaningless and vain,
The walking wounded in a pageant of contenders
Who balance on a rail of pain for just a pail of rain.

And everything is barely mist - blood relations and bricks.
My expression, my confession, add it up, extract a lesson
More than this, once again, like a bullet as a friend, tell me:
Can that be all there is?

In my rectory of doubt I kneel to pray like one devout
As time the great, gray dreamless sleep of a useless modern God
Erodes away each storied day, as wretched Adams with hell to pay
Contend upon a rail of pain for just a little rain.

And everything is dearly missed - blood relations and bricks
My expression, my confession, add it up, extract a lesson
More than this, once again, like a bullet as a friend, tell me:
Can that be all there is?

There’s an endless disposition and it doesn’t mean a god damn thing,
There’s space for a paper airplane race in the eye of a hurricane.

And if pigs could fly, then surely so could I,
But this pedestrian knows better than to even try.
My divinity is caught between the colors of a butterfly.

And everything is dearly missed - blood relations and bricks
My expression, my confession, add it up, extract a lesson
More than this, once again, like a bullet as a friend, tell me:
Can that be all there is?

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I tabbed it on a acoustic guitar, but Im sure this is correct. however, Im only human so if you have improvements on the tab, contact me.
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Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
2:57 The Empire Strikes First 86694-1CRS (CLEAR/RED) United States 12" 2015
2:57 The Empire Strikes First 86694-1 United States 12" 2010
2:57 The Empire Strikes First Russia CD 2007
2:57 The Empire Strikes First 86694-1 United States 12" 2004
2:57 The Empire Strikes First 6694-1 Europe 12" 2004
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Video live @ Palladium, 11/20/2004
Live At The Palladium 6659-9 Europe DVD 2006
Live At The Palladium 86659-9 United States DVD 2006
Live At The Palladium H-716 China DVD 2005
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