Pity (from How Could Hell Be Any Worse?) | Discography | The Bad Religion Page - Since 1995
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Pity
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Written by: Greg Graffin
Released in: 1982
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I show pity on the human race,
On the ignorant plenty who devote their lives
To an icon that they've never known.

I show pity on eons past,
When early man started the first civilization
And human aggression was born.

I show pity on the future to come,
When the government system will be omnipotent
And we'll be worse off... than we are now!

Pity, pity, on the billions of ignorant people.
Pity, pity, on the masses of aggression.
Pity, pity, on the future centuries to come,
On the billions of ignorant people,
On the future centuries to come,
On the masses of aggression.

It's all a matter of looking at the past.
It's all a question, are we gonna last?
If we endure the aggression that's inside all of us
We'll wipe out our own species and thus... the world!
Pity!

Pity on...
On the masses of aggression,
On the billions of ignorant people,
On the future centuries to come,
On the masses of ignorant people,
On the future centuries to come.
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Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? E-86407-1 // JBGPN0JZ United States 12" 2010
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? E-86407-1 United States 12" 2009
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? E-86407-1 United States 12" 2009
2:05 80-85 1309083-1 Brazil CD 1997
2:05 80-85 E-6407-2 Europe CD 1997
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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? 6700-2 Europe CD 2004
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? 86700-2 United States CD 2004
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? E-86700-2 Australia CD 2004
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04/16/2006 at 23:18
eli...argentina!
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