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.
Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
2:05 80-85 ESCA 6142 Japan CD 2019
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? E-86407-1 United States 12" 2017
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? E-86407-1 / 86407-1GRY United States 12" 2014
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
2:05 80-85 E-6407-2 Israel CD 1997
2:05 80-85 6391-2 (E-86407-2 listed in booklet) Brazil CD 1997
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? 86407-4 Poland MC 1996
2:05 80-85 2-3024 Argentina CD 1995
2:05 80-85 ESCA 6142 Japan CD 1995
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? EPI-BRLP 1 United States 12" 1994
2:05 80-85 1133 Russia MC 1991
2:05 80-85 MG 2210 Poland MC 1991
2:05 80-85 N/A Russia MC 1991
2:05 80-85 TJK 204 Thailand MC 1991
2:05 80-85 E-86407-2 Australia CD 1991
2:05 80-85 E-86407-2 United States CD 1991
2:05 80-85 E-6407-2 Europe CD 1991
2:05 80-85 Indonesia MC 1990
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? E-86407-4 United States MC 1988
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? E-86407-1 United States 12" 1988
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? E-86407-1 United States 12" 1988
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? EPI-BRLP 1 United States 12" 1986
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? EPI-BRLP 1 United States 12" 1985
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? EPC-BR 1 United States MC 1982
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? EPI-BRLP1 United States 12" 1982
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? Russia MC 1982
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? EPI-BRLP1 United States 12" 1982
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? United States 12" 1982
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? United States 12" 1982
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
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? 99998-2 United States CD 2004
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? 86700 2 United States CD 2004
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? Indonesia CD 2004
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