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Drastic Actions
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Written by: Brett Gurewitz
Released in: 1981
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Heard a word, suicide,
Not from one, but from thousands that tried.
The lawyer's wife and the teenage brat,
One thing in common, they all wanted out.

And it's plain to see.
It goes for you and it goes for me,
And all the screwed up little girls and boys,
All thrown in without a choice.

But I heard him say, "I want out,
No complaints and no doubts,
Just a chance to go on."

I heard a word, suicide,
And not from one, but from thousands that died.
Want some attention and a little less regret,
A teenage bluff, little threat.

And there are those, there are those who think
That drastic actions will make them unique.
It's really all the same,
That no one's happy and nobody's to blame.

And the moral to this story is old.
It's quite taboo, seldom told.
The seed is reaped before it's sown,
A man's choice is never his own.

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Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
1984 'The Original' version
2:42 Bad Religion BREP-1 United States 12" 1984
Album version
2:42 Bad Religion E 001 Germany 7" 2013
2:42 Bad Religion 87010-7 United States 7" 2010
2:42 Bad Religion 7010-7 Europe 7" 2009
2:42 Bad Religion 7010-7 Europe 7" 2009
2:42 Bad Religion 87010-7 United States 7" 2009
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First EP version
2:39 80-85 E-86407-2 United States CD 1991
Live
The Best of Flipside Video Vol 1: Bad Religion, Circle Jerks, Dickies, Weirdos FSDVD-0001 United States DVD 2001
The Best of Flipside Video #1 n/a United States VHS 1995
Live video
The Riot Unknown Argentina DVD 2014
The Riot K0012 | AA0015000 Brazil DVD 2014
The Riot DR-4530 United States DVD 2009
The Riot DR-4530 United States DVD 2006
The Riot DAVID0267 Australia DVD 2000
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Live video, August 1989
Along The Way 6414-9 Europe DVD 2004
Along The Way 86414-9 United States DVD 2004
Along The Way E86414-3 United States VHS 1991
Along The Way n/a Germany VHS 1990
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? EICP-369 Japan CD 2004
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? EICP-369 Japan CD 2004
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? 86700-2 United States CD 2004
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Smoke 7 version
Public Service Compilation songs PNV #46 United States 7" 2012
Public Service Compilation songs PNV #46 United States 7" 2011
Public Service Compilation songs PNV #46 United States 7" 2011
Public Service PNV #13 United States CD 2003
2:33 Buried Alive BLP 4052 United States 12" 1995
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Not specified
2:33 Buried Alive BCD 4052 United States CD 1995
2:33 Buried Alive SMK7-108C United States MC 1983
2:33 Buried Alive SMK7-108 United States 12" 1983
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