Requiem For Dissent (from New Maps of Hell) | Discography | The Bad Religion Page - Since 1995
Quote of the day: "The masses are obsequious, contented in their sleep, the vortex of their minds ensconced within the murky deep" - 1000 More Fools
Requiem For Dissent
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Written by: Greg Graffin
Released in: 2007
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Oratory of hope and glory a whisper and a rhyme
An effigy, a soldier out of time
Citizen and patriot you can't be far behind
The funeral is weighting heavy on your mind

Requiem
Bring the dissident from slumber
Requiem
Raise the rebel from its grave
Requiem
Sound the revolution's thunder
A monumental blunder averted and betrayed

Dig around the cemetery a record of the day
Friends and neighbors in stages of decay
But the saddest thing of all eludes discovery
The stimulus for this somber ceremony

Requiem
Bring the dissident from slumber
Requiem
Raise the rebel from its grave
Requiem
Sound the revolution's thunder
A monumental blunder averted and betrayed

The sanctimonious minions how they grovel at the feet
Authority is populist deceit
Pity yet another casualty's demoralized decline
Just a victim of irrational design

Requiem! Requiem!
Requiem
Bring the dissident from slumber
Requiem
Raise the rebel from its grave
Requiem
Sound the revolution's thunder
A monumental blunder averted and betrayed
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Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
2:08 New Maps of Hell 86863-1SMO (SMOKE) United States 12" 2015
2:08 New Maps of Hell 80803-1 United States 12" 2010
2:08 New Maps of Hell RAD 6005 Brazil CD 2009
2:08 New Maps of Hell 86914-2 United States CD 2008
2:08 New Maps of Hell 86914-2 Europe CD 2008
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