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Dept. of False Hope
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Written by: Brett Gurewitz
Released in: 2013
BPM: 175
Lyrics - Album version
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Welcome my son to where the work is never done
And the hungry are seldom ever fed
The department of false hope is a proving ground for dopes
And they'll grind your tiny bones to make their bread (Hosanna)

So hold your head up high forgotten man
Tomorrow won't be made for you
And everybody's gotta try to lend a helping hand
For god and man there's nothing more to do

It crackled on the radio through bright plumes of the sun
The announcer said the age of faith was dead
Though the adolescent nation was just looking for salvation
The beast of reason reared it's ugly head (Hosanna)

So hold your head up high forgotten man
Tomorrow's not for me and you
And everybody's gotta try to lend a helping hand
For god and man there's nothing more to do

From your cradle of destruction
With the poorest of instruction
And the merest sliver of a tune
You managed somehow to muddle through

So hold your head up high forgotten man
Tomorrow's not for me and you
And everybody's gotta try to lend a helping hand
For god and man there's nothing more to do
There is nothing more

Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
2:40 30 Years Live Europe 12" 2016
2:40 True North EICP-1569 Japan CD 2013
2:40 True North United States 12" 2013
2:40 True North 7228-I Europe 12" 2013
2:40 True North 7228-I Europe 12" 2013
2:40 True North 87228-I United States 12" 2013
2:40 True North 87228-1 United States 12" 2013
2:40 True North Europe 12" 2013
2:40 True North EPIT 7228 United States CD 2013
2:40 True North 87228-2 United States CD 2013
2:40 True North 7228-2 Europe CD 2013
2:40 True North 87228-2P United States CD 2013
2:40 True North 059 United States CD 2013
2:40 True North 87228-2 United States CD 2013
2:40 True North 7228-2 Europe CD 2013
2:40 True North EDC1-80476 Japan CD 2013
2:40 True North EPIT 7228-2A Europe CD 2012
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