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I Want To Conquer The World
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Written by: Brett Gurewitz
Released in: 1989
BPM: 156
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Hey Brother Christian with your high and mighty errand,
Your actions speak so loud, I can't hear a word you're saying.
Hey Sister Bleeding Heart with all of your compassion,
Your labors soothe the hurt but can't assuage temptation.

Hey Man of Science with your perfect rules of measure,
Can you improve this place with the data that you gather?
Hey Mother Mercy can your loins bear fruit forever?
Is your fecundity a trammel or a treasure?

And I want to conquer the world,
Give all the idiots a brand new religion,
Put an end to poverty, uncleanliness and toil,
Promote equality in all my decisions
With a quick wink of the eye
And a "God you must be joking!"

Hey Mr. Diplomat with your worldly aspirations,
Did you see your children cry when you left them at the station?
Hey Moral Soldier you've got righteous proclamations,
And precious tomes to fuel your pulpy conflagrations.

And I want to conquer the world,
Give all the idiots a brand new religion,
Put an end to poverty, uncleanliness and toil,
Promote equality in all of my decisions.

I want to conquer the world,
Expose the culprits and feed them to the children,
I'll do away with air pollution and then I'll save the whales,
We'll have peace on earth and global communion.
I want to conquer the world! [x4]
Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
2:20 No Control United States 12" 2020
2:17 All Ages United States 12" 2019
2:20 No Control United States 12" 2017
2:20 No Control E86406-1 United States 12" 2014
2:20 No Control E-86406-1TPK United States 12" 2014
2:20 No Control E-86406-1 United States 12" 2010
2:20 No Control E-86406-1 United States 12" 2009
2:20 No Control 86702-2 Russia CD 2007
2:20 No Control United States CD 2004
2:17 All Ages 483563 4 Thailand MC 1996
2:17 All Ages 1221 Poland MC 1996
2:17 All Ages Taiwan CD 1996
2:17 All Ages n/a Malaysia MC 1995
2:17 All Ages 86443-4 United States MC 1995
2:17 All Ages United States 12" 1995
2:17 All Ages Europe 12" 1995
2:17 All Ages 86443-2 United States CD 1995
2:17 All Ages Japan CD 1995
2:17 All Ages Europe CD 1995
2:17 All Ages EP 86443 United States 12" 1995
2:20 No Control Australia CD 1995
2:17 All Ages M 630196 Indonesia MC 1995
2:17 All Ages ESCA 6405 STEREO | 483563 4 Philippines MC 1995
2:17 All Ages Russia MC 1995
2:17 All Ages 86443 Europe MC 1995
2:17 All Ages Russia MC 1995
2:17 All Ages Yugoslavia MC 1995
2:17 All Ages Bulgaria MC 1995
2:17 All Ages Philippines CD 1995
2:17 All Ages Bulgaria CD 1995
2:17 All Ages Russia CD 1995
2:17 All Ages 86443-2 Australia CD 1995
2:17 All Ages OXX 1173-1 Brazil CD 1995
2:20 No Control Japan CD 1994
2:20 No Control United States 12" 1994
2:18 More Songs About Anger, Fear, Sex, & Death 86402-2 United States CD 1992
2:20 No Control E-86406-4 United States MC 1989
2:20 No Control United States 12" 1989
2:20 No Control Germany 12" 1989
2:20 No Control United States CD 1989
2:20 No Control 6406-2 Europe CD 1989
2:20 No Control United States 12" 1989
2:20 No Control Russia MC 1989
2:20 No Control United States 12" 1989
2:20 No Control United States 12" 1989
2:20 No Control Brazil CD 1989
Live
Generator tbd United States CD 1992
Live @ Riviera Theater Chicago, 10/9/1993
Live Hate PRCS 5391 United States MC 1993
Remastered
2:20 No Control Russia CD 2020
2:20 No Control United States CD 2004
2:20 No Control Europe CD 2004
2:20 No Control Australia CD 2004
2:20 No Control n/a United States MC 2004
2:20 No Control n/a Europe CD 2004
2:20 No Control E-86406-4 Poland MC 1996
2:20 No Control Japan CD 1994
2:20 No Control United States CD 1989
Video live 1991
Big Bang n/a Europe DVD 2004
Big Bang 24030-423 Europe VHS 1992
Video live @ Palladium, 11/20/2004
Live At The Palladium Brazil DVD 2009
Live At The Palladium Japan DVD 2006
Live At The Palladium Europe DVD 2006
Live At The Palladium United States DVD 2006
Live At The Palladium Australia DVD 2006
Live At The Palladium H-716 China DVD 2005
Not specified
Punk-O-Rama Vol.6 United States CD 2001
2:17 All Ages Russia MC 1995
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