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Don't Sell Me Short
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Written by: Greg Graffin
Released in: 2000
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We don't need any more mountains
Because the trail builders
Failed to give us passage there,
So we can't reach the sky.

We don't need any more failure.
There is human tragedy
That's written everywhere
And we are all too young to die.

Like a mystery that's here to stay,
Some people never go away
Cuz they've got something to say.
Don't sell me short!
You've been wrong too long.
Don't brush me off
Just because I don't belong.
Like it or not I'm all you've got,
Dispose me when I'm shot.
Just don't sell me short,
I might not be who you thought.

We don't need any more fables
Because the writers have passed
And left us lessonless
And we must find our own way.

We don't need any more privilege.
There is vivid desperation
That is powerless
That no surplus can repay.

Like the fix of rapture in a trance,
Oh, fates are sealed by circumstance
So you've got to take a chance.
Don't sell me short!
You've been wrong too long.
Don't brush me off
Just because I don't belong.
Pass me on by, ignore my cry,
Forget me when I die.
Just don't sell me short,
Not while I'm still alive.

Everybody's talking
About heaven on earth,
I'm still trying to figure
Out just what I'm worth.

I'm full of emotion
And stuff you can't contain,
And you just want to
flush me down the drain,
But you can't make me go away.

Don't sell me short!
You've been wrong too long.
Don't brush me off
Just because I don't belong.
Like it or not I'm all you've got,
Dispose me when I'm shot.
Just don't sell me short,
I might not be who you thought.
You've been wrong too long.
Don't brush me off
Just because I don't belong.
Pass me on by
And forget me when I die
Just don't sell me short,
Not while I'm still alive.

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Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
3:57 The New America 6998-1 Europe 12" 2013
3:57 The New America 6998-1 Europe 12" 2013
3:57 The New America 6998-1 United States 12" 2010
3:57 The New America 6998-2 Europe CD 2008
3:57 The New America QDCA 93300 Japan CD 2000
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