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Skyscraper
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Written by: Brett Gurewitz
Released in: 1993
Lyrics
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Come let us make bricks
And burn them hard,
We'll build a city
With a tower for the world
And climb so we can reach
Anything we may propose,
Anything at all.

Build me up, tear me down
Like a skyscraper,
Build me up, then tear down
These joining walls,
So they can't climb at all.

I know why it tore down that day,
You thought that if you got caught,
We'd all go away.
Like a spoiled little baby
Who can't come out to play,
You had your revenge.

Build me up, tear me down
Like a skyscraper,
Build me up, then tear down
These joining walls,
So they can't climb at all.

Well, madness reigned
And paradise drowned,
When Babel's walls came crashing down,
Now the echoes roar
For a story writ
That was hardly understood
And never any good.

Build me up, tear me down
Like a skyscraper,
Build me up, then tear down
These joining walls,
So they can't climb at all.

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Bass Chords 08/19/2014
Skyscraper - BASS COVER VIDEO
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Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Acoustic
3:00 New Maps of Hell 86914-2 United States CD 2008
3:00 New Maps of Hell 86914-2 Europe CD 2008
New Maps of Hell n/a United States CD 2008
Album version
3:15 Recipe For Hate 86420-1TBR United States 12" 2015
3:15 Recipe For Hate 86420-1 United States 12" 2010
3:15 Recipe For Hate Russia CD 2007
3:15 Recipe For Hate United States CD 2007
3:15 Recipe For Hate 82546-2 United States CD 2004
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Chris O
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03/18/2016 at 15:49
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05/07/2010 at 17:22
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12/21/2008 at 16:56
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06/12/2008 at 20:54
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01/27/2005 at 02:29
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