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Part IV (The Index Fossil)
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Written by: Greg Graffin
Released in: 1988
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<p>We're widespread and well fed,
The earth's rotating fate is in our head, oh yeah.
We're dominant and prominent,
And all our deities omnipotent, oh yeah.

And immortality is in our mastermind,
And we destroy everything we can find.
And tomorrow when the human clock stops and the world stops ticking,
We'll be an index fossil buried in our own debris.

We're listless, promiscuous,
And life to us is either hit or miss, oh yeah.
We're savoir faire and debonaire
And things we do are done with pride and care, oh yeah.

And immortality is in our mastermind,
And we destroy everything that we find.
And tomorrow when the human clock stops and the world stops ticking,
We'll be an index fossil buried in our own debris.

See, immortality is in our mastermind,
And we destroy everything that we find.
And tomorrow when the human clock stops and the world stops ticking,
We'll be an index fossil buried in our own debris.
In our own debris.

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Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
2:02 Suffer 86404-1TGN United States 12" 2015
2:02 Suffer E-86404 United States 12" 2010
2:02 Suffer E-86404 United States 12" 2009
2:02 Suffer JBR 26167-071 Malaysia MC 2002
2:02 Suffer ESCA-6153 Japan CD 1995
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Remastered
2:02 Suffer 6701-2 Europe CD 2004
2:02 Suffer 86701-2 United States CD 2004
2:02 Suffer E-86701-2 Australia CD 2004
2:02 Suffer 6390-2 Brazil CD 2000
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2:02 Suffer E-6404-2 Europe CD 1988
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