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American Dream
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Written by: Brett Gurewitz
Released in: 1982
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I hate my family, hate my school, speed limits and the golden rule.
Hate people who aren't what they seem, more than anything else, American Dream.
American Dream's gonna swallow you whole, it's bursting at the seam,
It'll sweep you away, so enjoy it today, tomorrow you'll be old thus useless.
American Dream... American Dream...
American Dream, that's ok, 'cause no one dare give you away.

I hate my god, I hate your job, I hate hypocrites and common slobs.
Hate people who aren't what they seem, more than anything else, American Dream.
Promise me today I'll have a Chevrolet, with whitewalls on the side,
One boy, one girl, comfortable lies
The American Dream... American Dream...
American Dream, that's ok, 'cause no one dare give you away.
American Dream!
(bleah!)

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Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? E-86407-1 // JBGPN0JZ United States 12" 2010
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? E-86407-1 United States 12" 2009
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? E-86407-1 United States 12" 2009
1:40 80-85 1309083-1 Brazil CD 1997
1:40 80-85 E-6407-2 Europe CD 1997
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Remastered
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? EICP-369 Japan CD 2004
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? EICP-369 Japan CD 2004
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? 6700-2 Europe CD 2004
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? 86700-2 United States CD 2004
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? E-86700-2 Australia CD 2004
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agnostic salute
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06/19/2006 at 06:22
antisocial Nihilist
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06/05/2006 at 00:02
ANARCHY!
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05/27/2006 at 18:23
Anarchist
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05/22/2006 at 02:05
Jesus Christ is dead now
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God?
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