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No Control
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Written by: Greg Graffin
Released in: 1989
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Culture was the seed of proliferation but it's gotten melded
Into an inharmonic whole, to an inharmonic whole.
Consciousness has plagued us and we cannot shake it
Though we think we're in control, though we think we're in control.

Questions that besiege us in life are testament of our helplessness.
There's no vestige of a beginning, no prospect of an end.
When we all disintegrate it will all happen again, yeah.

Time is so rock solid in the minds of the hoards but they can't
Explain why it should slip away, explain why it should slip away.
History and future are the comforts of our curiosity but here we are
Rooted in the present day, rooted in the present day.

Questions that besiege us in life are testament of our helplessness.
There's no vestige of a beginning, no prospect of an end.
When we all disintegrate it will all happen again, yeah.

If you came to conquer, you'll be king for a day,
But you too will deteriorate and quickly fade away.
And believe these words you hear when you think your path is clear...

We have no control. We have no control.
We have no control, we do not understand.
You have no control, you are not in command.
You have no control. We have no control.
No control. No control. You have no control.

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Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
1:47 No Control E86406-1 United States 12" 2014
1:47 No Control E-86406-1TPK United States 12" 2014
1:47 No Control E-86406-1 United States 12" 2010
1:47 No Control E-86406-1 United States 12" 2009
1:47 No Control Russia CD 2007
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Live
2:04 Tested EPIT-69952 Europe CD 2008
2:04 Tested DRA 486986 1 Germany 2x12" 1997
2:04 Tested DRA 486986 2 Germany CD 1997
2:04 Tested Esca 6658 Japan CD 1997
2:04 Tested 486986-4 Turkey MC 1997
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Live Loreley Festival 1996
The Grey Race - Video EP Europe DVD 2003
Remastered
1:47 No Control n/a United States MC 2004
1:47 No Control 86702-2 United States CD 2004
1:47 No Control 6702-2 Europe CD 2004
1:47 No Control E-86702-2 Australia CD 2004
1:47 No Control Europe CD 2004
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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 6659-9 Europe DVD 2006
Live At The Palladium 86659-9 United States DVD 2006
Live At The Palladium H-716 China DVD 2005
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