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Candidate
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Written by: Brett Gurewitz
Released in: 2019
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As I walk along this road paved with human kindness
I can never forget the price you've paid
I'm an actor on a role, an artificial virus
I'm your daddy, I'm your disgrace

I say, "Kid, just move along, we don't want it - don't need it
Your politics just breed despair
I salute an empty flag of ancient tribalism
And trust me, nobody cares"

For I am your candidate
I am bloody lips and makeup
I'm your caliphate, opioids and mutilation
A celebrity, and my name is competition
I've come to bear your pain, and I can make it go away
I'll make it go away, I'll make it go away

Believers, dupes and clowns
I want you to all gather 'round
To glorify ignorance and fear
I dispense misinformation to a post-truth generation
My darlings, don't shed a tear

For I am your candidate
I am bloody lips and makeup
I'm your caliphate, opioids and revelation
An hermaphrodite in restrooms and service stations
I truly feel your pain, and I can make it go away
I'll make it go away, I'll make it go away

Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
2:45 Age of Unreason 87636-1 United States 12" 2019
2:45 Age of Unreason 87636-1 United States 12" 2019
2:45 Age of Unreason WPCR 18204 Japan CD 2019
2:45 Age of Unreason 7636-1 Europe 12" 2019
2:45 Age of Unreason 7636-1 Europe 12" 2019
2:45 Age of Unreason 7636-1 Europe 12" 2019
2:45 Age of Unreason 7636-1 Europe 12" 2019
2:45 Age of Unreason 87636-1 United States 12" 2019
2:45 Age of Unreason 87636-1 United States 12" 2019
2:45 Age of Unreason 87636-1 United States 12" 2019
2:45 Age of Unreason 87636-2 United States CD 2019
2:45 Age of Unreason 7636-2 Europe CD 2019
2:45 Age of Unreason Epitaph Promo 31 Europe CD 2019
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05/28/2019 at 15:42
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