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Modern Man
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Written by: Greg Graffin
Released in: 1990
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I've got nothing to say,
I've got nothing to do.
All of my neurons are functioning smoothly
Yet still I'm a cyborg just like you.

I am one big myoma that thinks:
My planet supports only me,
I've got this one big problem: Will I live forever?
I've got just a short time to see.

Modern man, evolutionary betrayer,
Modern man, ecosystem destroyer.
Modern man, destroy yourself in shame,
Modern man, pathetic example of earth's organic heritage.

When I look back and think,
When I ponder and ask "why?",
I see my ancestors spend with careless abandon,
Assuming eternal supply.

Modern man, evolutionary betrayer,
Modern man, ecosystem destroyer.
Modern man, destroy yourself in shame,
Modern man, pathetic example of earth's organic heritage.

Just a sample of carbon-based wastage,
Just a fucking tragic epic of you and I.

Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
1:52 All Ages 84443-1 United States 12" 2019
1:56 Against The Grain E-86409-1 | 86409-1TPU United States 12" 2014
1:56 Against The Grain E-86409-1TYL United States 12" 2014
1:56 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 2010
1:56 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 2009
1:56 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 2009
1:56 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 2009
1:56 Against The Grain Russia CD 2007
1:56 Against The Grain 1309157-1 Brazil CD 1999
1:52 All Ages 483563 4 Thailand MC 1996
1:52 All Ages 1221 Poland MC 1996
1:56 Against The Grain E-86409-4 Poland MC 1996
1:52 All Ages Taiwan CD 1996
1:52 All Ages n/a Malaysia MC 1995
1:52 All Ages 86443-4 United States MC 1995
1:52 All Ages Europe 12" 1995
1:52 All Ages United States 12" 1995
1:52 All Ages 86443-2 United States CD 1995
1:52 All Ages Japan CD 1995
1:52 All Ages Europe CD 1995
1:52 All Ages EP 86443 United States 12" 1995
1:56 Against The Grain ESCA-6141 Japan CD 1995
1:52 All Ages M 630196 Indonesia MC 1995
1:52 All Ages ESCA 6405 STEREO | 483563 4 Philippines MC 1995
1:52 All Ages Russia MC 1995
1:52 All Ages 86443 Europe MC 1995
1:52 All Ages Russia MC 1995
1:52 All Ages Yugoslavia MC 1995
1:52 All Ages Bulgaria MC 1995
1:52 All Ages 86443-2 Australia CD 1995
1:52 All Ages OXX 1173-1 Brazil CD 1995
1:52 All Ages Philippines CD 1995
1:52 All Ages Bulgaria CD 1995
1:52 All Ages Russia CD 1995
1:56 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 1994
1:56 Against The Grain E-86409-4 United States MC 1990
1:56 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 1990
1:56 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 1990
1:56 Against The Grain 6409-2 Europe CD 1990
1:56 Against The Grain E-86409-2 United States CD 1990
1:56 Against The Grain South Korea CD 1990
1:56 Against The Grain E-86409 United States 12" 1990
1:56 Against The Grain MG 2200 Poland MC 1990
Remastered
1:56 Against The Grain n/a United States MC 2004
1:56 Against The Grain 86703-2 United States CD 2004
1:56 Against The Grain 6703-2 Europe CD 2004
1:56 Against The Grain 86703-2 Europe CD 2004
1:56 Against The Grain 86703-2 Israel CD 2004
1:56 Against The Grain 86703-2 United States CD 2004
1:56 Against The Grain 86703-2 United States CD 2004
1:56 Against The Grain TJK 208 Thailand MC 1990
Video live 1991
Big Bang n/a Europe DVD 2004
Big Bang 24030-423 Europe VHS 1992
Video live @ Palladium, 11/20/2004
Live At The Palladium Brazil DVD 2009
Live At The Palladium 6659-9 Europe DVD 2006
Live At The Palladium 86659-9 United States DVD 2006
Live At The Palladium Australia DVD 2006
Live At The Palladium H-716 China DVD 2005
Not specified
Against the Grain / Recipe for Hate BYCD-019 South Korea CD 1997
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