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Victims Of The Revolution
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Written by: Greg Graffin, Brian Baker
Released in: 1998
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What will prove to be our big mistake?
Short-sighted arrogance all for what sake?
Our families to ashes, our ambitions to dust,
Our progeny in silence thinking "what about us?"

But don't forget the dance of neglect,
The march for empowering prosperity,
The pain from loss and want for mere lucidity.
Just maternal residue, and I was there too,
And maybe so were you.

When something is won, it comes with sacrifice.
It's there beneath the joy, the glory and pride,
And rarely it's acknowledged but in positive light
Consciously omitting the losers' plight.

But don't forget the dance of neglect,
The craving for community that never was met,
The longing for status and the overture of regret.
With no one to deter, pathetically unsure,
Forgetting who they were.

Just maternal residue, and I was there too,
And maybe so were you.

Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
3:17 No Substance United States 12" 2018
3:17 No Substance Europe 12" 2018
3:17 No Substance United States 12" 2018
3:17 No Substance Europe 12" 2013
3:17 No Substance Europe 12" 2013
3:17 No Substance Europe 12" 2013
3:17 No Substance 6997-1 United States 12" 2010
3:17 No Substance 6997-2 Europe CD 2008
3:17 No Substance CPT-2007 South Korea MC 2007
3:17 No Substance ESCA-6949 Japan CD 1998
3:17 No Substance 489570-2 Australia CD 1998
3:17 No Substance United States CD 1998
3:17 No Substance 489570-8 Germany MD 1998
3:17 No Substance 83094-4 United States MC 1998
3:17 No Substance DRA 489570 4 Germany MC 1998
3:17 No Substance 83094-1 United States 12" 1998
3:17 No Substance Germany 12" 1998
3:17 No Substance DRA 489570 2 Germany CD 1998
3:17 No Substance 83094-2 United States CD 1998
3:17 No Substance 83094-2/4 United States CD 1998
3:17 No Substance 83094 United States 12" 1998
3:17 No Substance Spain MC 1998
3:17 No Substance Russia MC 1998
3:17 No Substance A 006497 Bulgaria MC 1998
3:17 No Substance Turkey MC 1998
3:17 No Substance 489570-4 Indonesia MC 1998
3:17 No Substance No catalog ID United States MC 1998
3:17 No Substance 489570 2 Argentina CD 1998
3:17 No Substance South Korea CD 1998
3:17 No Substance Canada CD 1998
3:17 No Substance Canada CD 1998
3:17 No Substance Austria CD 1998
3:17 No Substance Russia CD 1998
3:17 No Substance United States CD 1998
3:17 No Substance DRA 489570 9 Germany CD 1998
3:17 No Substance 83094-2 Israel CD 1998
3:17 No Substance 758.443/2-489570 Brazil CD 1998
Rough mix
3:17 No Substance Dragnet 166 Austria CD 1998
Not specified
3:17 The New America ZK07115 Russia CD 2000
3:17 No Substance 83094-2P United States CD 1998
3:17 No Substance SAMPCD 4959 Germany CD 1998
3:17 No Substance tbd United States CD 1998
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