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Hooray For Me...
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Written by: Brett Gurewitz
Released in: 1994
BPM: 144
Lyrics
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I can see my teenage father standing straight on a desolate corner
In the shadow of tentacled towers by the red light of America.
I imagine how his mother felt when she heard that her husband was dying.
And the underground heroes of the tarmac shooting smack
Were blowing up worlds and damned! out loud.
Hey, can you tell me how does it feel?

Yeah, tell me... Can you imagine, for a second,
Doing anything that you don't have to?
Well that's what I'm accustomed to so hooray for me...
And fuck you!

When I slept with stony faces on the riverbank,
My angeldevil reveler shook me desperately in dying.
I don't exactly want to apologize for anything.
And now we're all mad and tangled in secret rooms
With roman candles on an endless graveyard train.

Yeah, tell me... Can you imagine, for a second,
Doing anything just 'cus you want to?
Well, that's just what I do so hooray for me...
And fuck you!

Yeah, I was dreaming through the "howzlife", yawning, car black,
When she told me "mad and meaningless as ever.."
And a song came on my radio like a cemetery rhyme
For a million crying corpses in their tragedy of respectable existence.

Yeah, tell me... Can you imagine, for a second,
Trying half the things you ever wanted to?
Well, that's just what I do, so hooray for me...
And fuck you!

Oh yeah... I'm not respectable, and never sensible,


I've been incredible, so damned irascible


And I like the things I do so hooray for me...


And fuck you!

Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction United States MC 2018
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction Europe CD 2018
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction Europe 12" 2018
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction 86994-2 United States CD 2018
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction Europe 12" 2013
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction 6994-1 Europe 12" 2013
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction 6994-1 United States 12" 2010
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction United States 12" 2009
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction R1 82658 United States 12" 2009
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction 82658-2 United States CD 2004
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction n/a Russia MC 1996
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction United States CD 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction ESCA 6057 Japan CD 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction Germany MC 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction DRA 477343-1 Germany 12" 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction United States 12" 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction DRA 477343-1 Germany 12" 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction Germany 12" 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction DRA 477343-1 Germany 12" 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction Brazil 12" 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction 82658-2 United States CD 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction CD 82658 Canada CD 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction DRA 477343 60 Europe CD 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction 82658-4 United States MC 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction Spain MC 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction Canada MC 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction Yugoslavia MC 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction United Kingdom 12" 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction Russia CD 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction 82658-2 United States CD 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction DRA 477343 2 Israel CD 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction United States CD 1994
Not specified
Stranger Than Fiction United States 12" 2018
2.50 Stranger Than Fiction 86994-1GRY United States 12" 2018
Stranger Than Fiction United States 12" 2018
Stranger Than Fiction EPIT-69942 Europe CD 2008
Stranger Than Fiction Russia CD 1997
Stranger Than Fiction 82658-4 United States MC 1994
Stranger Than Fiction United States MC 1994
Stranger Than Fiction MJM337M Poland MC 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction Canada CD 1994
Stranger Than Fiction DRA 477343 2 Germany CD 1994
Stranger Than Fiction MATTCD003 Australia CD 1994
2:50 Stranger Than Fiction 82658-2 United States CD 1994
Stranger Than Fiction Germany MC 1994
Stranger Than Fiction 78 26584 Canada MC 1994
Stranger Than Fiction 82658 United States MC 1994
Stranger Than Fiction 789.076 | 2-477343 Brazil CD 1994
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