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Sensory Overload
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Written by: Brett Gurewitz
Released in: 1981
BPM: 137
Lyrics
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This isn't art this is suicide in a social way.
I don't have the need and I don't have the time, I'll tell you why,

Because I think about it all the time.
I think about what's true and what's lie.
I used to think things in my head were true.
Sensory feedback from things like you [x2]

I don't know why this must be, the guitar's misleading me.
I don't know why I've got a social suicide, from a sensory overload.
It's a hell of a time...
Got a sensory overload, got a tricky little mind,
Tricky little mind. Oh! Go!

Because I think about the quivering flesh.
Then I think about this urban mess.
Think about playing these games for real.
I wanna write down all the things I feel.
Don't wanna hide from the things I hear.
I don't know why this must be, the guitar's misleading me!
I don't know why we've got a social suicide.
Sensory overload....

Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
1984 'The Original' version
1:37 Bad Religion BREP-1 United States 12" 1984
Album version
1:37 Bad Religion E 001 Germany 7" 2013
1:37 Bad Religion 87010-7 United States 7" 2010
1:37 Bad Religion 7010-7 Europe 7" 2009
1:37 Bad Religion 87010-7 United States 7" 2009
1:37 Bad Religion 7010-7 Europe 7" 2009
1:37 Bad Religion 87010-7 United States 7" 2009
1:37 Bad Religion 87010-7 United States 7" 2009
1:34 80-85 1309083-1 Brazil CD 1997
1:34 80-85 E-6407-2 Europe CD 1997
1:34 80-85 E-6407-2 Israel CD 1997
1:34 80-85 6391-2 (E-86407-2 listed in booklet) Brazil CD 1997
1:34 80-85 Japan CD 1995
1:34 80-85 ESCA 6142 Japan CD 1995
1:34 80-85 2-3024 Argentina CD 1995
1:34 80-85 Poland MC 1992
1:34 80-85 Poland MC 1992
1:34 80-85 N/A Russia MC 1991
1:34 80-85 TJK 204 Thailand MC 1991
1:34 80-85 1133 Russia MC 1991
1:34 80-85 E-86407-2 Australia CD 1991
1:34 80-85 E-6407-2 Europe CD 1991
1:34 80-85 Indonesia MC 1990
1:37 Bad Religion Germany 7" 1989
1:37 Bad Religion Germany 7" 1989
1:37 Bad Religion Germany 7" 1989
1:37 Bad Religion Germany 7" 1989
1:37 Bad Religion E 001 Germany 7" 1989
1:37 Bad Religion BREP1 United States 12" 1984
1:37 How Could Hell Be Any Worse? Russia MC 1982
1:37 Bad Religion United States 7" 1981
1:37 Bad Religion EPI-BREP1 United States 7" 1981
First EP version
1:34 80-85 United States CD 1990
Remastered
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? United States CD 2004
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? Japan CD 2004
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? Japan CD 2004
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? United States CD 2004
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? Indonesia CD 2004
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? 99998-2 United States CD 2004
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? Russia CD 2004
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