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Social Suicide
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Written by: Greg Graffin
Released in: 2004
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Right now! Well, it’s finally time to face my fears,
Gonna get the hell out of here
And create a fresher atmosphere,
But the consequence is clear.

There’s a furnace set on high
And a yearning undefined,
But it's time to turn the tide,
It’s social suicide.

Like you! Perseverance is a useless tool,
Just a patron on a ship of fools,
Feigning interest in the cast and crew
While you’ve broken every single rule.

There’s a furnace set on high
And a yearning undefined,
Now it’s time to turn the tide,
It’s social suicide.

Shadows entertain the unwashed masses,
Scholars explain their numb reactions.
I don’t even know if I can ever find truth,
But I’m sure it won’t come from following you.

There’s a furnace set on high
And a yearning undefined,
But it’s time to turn the tide,
It’s social suicide.

Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
1:35 The Empire Strikes First 6694-1 Europe 12" 2019
1:35 The Empire Strikes First 86694-1 United States 12" 2019
1:35 The Empire Strikes First 86694-1CRS (CLEAR/RED) United States 12" 2015
1:35 The Empire Strikes First United States CD 2014
1:35 The Empire Strikes First 86694-1 United States 12" 2010
1:35 The Empire Strikes First Brazil CD 2009
1:35 The Empire Strikes First Russia CD 2007
1:35 The Empire Strikes First 86694-1 United States 12" 2004
1:35 The Empire Strikes First 6694-1 Europe 12" 2004
1:35 The Empire Strikes First 86694-2 United States CD 2004
1:35 The Empire Strikes First Japan CD 2004
1:35 The Empire Strikes First 6726-2 Europe CD 2004
1:35 The Empire Strikes First 6694-2 Europe CD 2004
1:35 The Empire Strikes First Brazil CD 2004
1:35 The Empire Strikes First Russia MC 2004
1:35 The Empire Strikes First Europe CD 2004
1:35 The Empire Strikes First United States CD 2004
1:35 The Empire Strikes First 2908-2 Argentina CD 2004
1:35 The Empire Strikes First Colombia CD 2004
1:35 The Empire Strikes First Australia CD 2004
1:35 The Empire Strikes First Brazil CD 2004
1:35 The Empire Strikes First Russia CD 2004
1:35 The Empire Strikes First n/a United States CD 2004
1:35 The Empire Strikes First EDCI 80130 Japan CD 2004
Live @ House of Blues 2010
30 Years Live 99977-1 United States 12" 2016
30 Years Live 7105-1 Europe 12" 2016
30 Years Live 87105-1 United States 12" 2016
30 Years Live 87105-1 United States 12" 2016
30 Years Live United States DL 2010
The Dissent of Man EICP-1415-6 Japan CD 2010
30 Years Live EICP-1415-6 Japan CD 2010
Video live @ Palladium, 11/20/2004
Live At The Palladium Brazil DVD 2009
Live At The Palladium 6659-9 Europe DVD 2006
Live At The Palladium 86659-9 United States DVD 2006
Live At The Palladium Australia DVD 2006
Live At The Palladium H-716 China DVD 2005
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