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Drunk Sincerity
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Written by: Greg Graffin
Released in: 1995
BPM: 142
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The smell of virgin pages wafted through the swinging doors
And the croaking speech he'd heard from countless counselors before.
They said, "We all care for you, we know how you suffer,
But I know you can succeed, I used to have it so much rougher."

There's hope in the words and emotion in the eyes.
It's so easy to be misled by the savvy gentle guise
And like fools we trust the delivery,
But it's all just drunk sincerity.

In maternal family assembly poised regarding the blue tube,
The numbers crept up higher and the hawks stayed out of view.
Then the generals said, "We dont want our boys dead.
Your sons and your husbands will be coming back heroes soon."

There's hope in the words and emotion in the eyes.
It's so easy to be misled by the savvy gentle guise
And like fools we trust the delivery,
But it's all just drunk sincerity.

With steam, heat, and rhythm in the back seat of the car
And adolescent perspective projecting life's forecast to the stars,
You heard love from the lips and you were rapt by the hips
And the promise was eternal, but you couldn't see that far.

There's hope in the words and emotion in the eyes.
It's so easy to be misled by the savvy gentle guise
And like fools we trust the delivery,
But it's all just drunk sincerity.

Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
2:13 The Gray Race United States 12" 2018
2:13 The Gray Race Europe 12" 2018
2:13 The Gray Race United States 12" 2018
2:13 The Gray Race Europe 12" 2013
2:13 The Gray Race 6996-1 Europe 12" 2013
2:13 The Gray Race Europe 12" 2013
2:13 The Gray Race 6996-1 United States 12" 2010
2:13 The Gray Race 6996-2 Europe CD 2008
2:13 The Gray Race 88697101822 Germany CD 2007
2:13 The Gray Race Japan CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race 82870-4 United States MC 1996
2:13 The Gray Race United States MC 1996
2:13 The Gray Race DRA 483652 4 Spain MC 1996
2:13 The Gray Race Turkey MC 1996
2:13 The Gray Race Europe 12" 1996
2:13 The Gray Race 82870-1 United States 12" 1996
2:13 The Gray Race 483652 1 Europe 12" 1996
2:13 The Gray Race Canada CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race Australia CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race Canada CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race DRA 483652 2 Europe CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race DRA 483652 2 Europe CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race 483652-2 Australia CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race 82870-2 United States CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race DRA 483652 2 Europe CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race DRA 483652 2 Europe CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race DRA 483652 2 Europe CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race 623 Russia MC 1996
2:13 The Gray Race 483652 4 Indonesia MC 1996
2:13 The Gray Race Russia MC 1996
2:13 The Gray Race Poland MC 1996
2:13 The Gray Race 483652 4 Australia MC 1996
2:13 The Gray Race Europe MC 1996
2:13 The Gray Race 483652-4 Europe MC 1996
2:13 The Gray Race United States MC 1996
2:13 The Gray Race n/a United Kingdom MC 1996
2:13 The Gray Race 82870-4 United States MC 1996
2:13 The Gray Race 483652-2 Thailand MC 1996
2:13 The Gray Race Russia CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race n/a Germany MC 1995
2:13 The Gray Race 3L4A3 2981063 United States CD 1995
2:13 The Gray Race 752.319/2-483652 Brazil CD 1995
Live
2:17 Tested EPIT-69952 Europe CD 2008
2:17 Tested DRA 486986 1 Germany 2x12" 1997
2:17 Tested DRA 486986 2 Germany CD 1997
2:17 Tested Esca 6658 Japan CD 1997
2:17 Tested 486986-4 Turkey MC 1997
2:17 Tested DRA 486986 4 | 485019 4 Poland MC 1997
2:17 Tested DRA 486986 4 Netherlands MC 1997
2:17 Tested Germany MC 1997
2:17 Tested Russia MC 1997
2:17 Tested Spain MC 1997
2:17 Tested DRASAMPCD39522 Germany CD 1997
2:17 Tested 486986-2 Australia CD 1997
2:17 Tested 758.329 / 2-486986 Brazil CD 1997
Live Loreley Festival 1996
The Grey Race - Video EP Europe DVD 2003
Not specified
2:13 The Gray Race DRA 483652 9 Germany CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race A2 82870 United States CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race 82870-2 | D 111751 United States CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race 82870-2 United States CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race 82870-2 United States CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race DRA 483652 9 Germany CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race 82870-4 United States MC 1996
2:13 The Gray Race Russia MC 1996
2:13 The Gray Race Russia MC 1996
2:13 The Gray Race DRASAMP 3144 2 Europe CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race DRASAMP 3145 2 Europe CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race Mexico CD 1996
2:13 The Gray Race Poland CD 1996
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