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Shades Of Truth
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Written by: Greg Graffin
Released in: 1998
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Here inside this quiet room, there's direction,
Outside in the sultry noontime reflection.
A million people scurry, they are looking for advice,
None willing to lend charity just exercise their...

Shades of truth, and partisan convention,
Shades of truth between disparate lines.
Shades of truth interpret my intentions.
You don't know I'm alright,
You don't know I'm alright.

Who authored the blueprints and made us captains?
Someone proclaimed creation, people listened.
While children by the millions are thrown into this zoo,
The so-called gift of clarity!
Oh, what was God up to?

Shades of truth, and lenient conventions,
Shades of truth between disparate lines.
Shades of truth interpret my intentions.
You don't know I'm alright,
You don't know I'm alright.

So many walking parallel and pull their blinders tight,
So few offer apology and accept others' rights,
And nothing absolutely can be cherished in the end,
Can't we all accept that it will all happen again?

Shades of Truth, just partisan convention,
Shades of Truth between disparate lines.
Shades of Truth interpret my intentions.
You don't know I'm alright,
You don't know I'm alright.

Shades of Truth, just partisan convention,
Shades of Truth between disparate lines.
Shades of Truth interpret my intentions.
You don't know I'm alright,
You don't know I'm alright.

Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
4:01 No Substance Europe 12" 2018
4:01 No Substance United States 12" 2018
4:01 No Substance United States 12" 2018
4:01 No Substance Europe 12" 2013
4:01 No Substance Europe 12" 2013
4:01 No Substance Europe 12" 2013
4:01 No Substance 6997-1 United States 12" 2010
4:01 No Substance 6997-2 Europe CD 2008
4:01 No Substance CPT-2007 South Korea MC 2007
4:01 No Substance ESCA-6949 Japan CD 1998
4:01 No Substance 489570-2 Australia CD 1998
4:01 No Substance United States CD 1998
4:01 No Substance 489570-8 Germany MD 1998
4:01 No Substance 83094-4 United States MC 1998
4:01 No Substance DRA 489570 4 Germany MC 1998
4:01 No Substance 83094-1 United States 12" 1998
4:01 No Substance Germany 12" 1998
4:01 No Substance DRA 489570 2 Germany CD 1998
4:01 No Substance 83094-2 United States CD 1998
4:01 No Substance 83094-2/4 United States CD 1998
4:01 No Substance 83094 United States 12" 1998
Tune Up #51 n/a United States CD 1998
4:01 Shades Of Truth PRCD 8497 United States CD 1998
4:01 No Substance No catalog ID United States MC 1998
4:01 No Substance Spain MC 1998
4:01 No Substance Russia MC 1998
4:01 No Substance A 006497 Bulgaria MC 1998
4:01 No Substance Turkey MC 1998
4:01 No Substance 489570-4 Indonesia MC 1998
4:01 No Substance 489570 2 Argentina CD 1998
4:01 No Substance South Korea CD 1998
4:01 No Substance Canada CD 1998
4:01 No Substance Canada CD 1998
4:01 No Substance Austria CD 1998
4:01 No Substance Russia CD 1998
4:01 No Substance United States CD 1998
4:01 No Substance DRA 489570 9 Germany CD 1998
4:01 No Substance 83094-2 Israel CD 1998
4:01 No Substance 758.443/2-489570 Brazil CD 1998
Not specified
4:01 The New America ZK07115 Russia CD 2000
4:01 No Substance 83094-2P United States CD 1998
4:01 No Substance SAMPCD 4959 Germany CD 1998
4:01 No Substance tbd United States CD 1998
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04/16/2014 at 06:45
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