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Written by: Greg Graffin
Released in: 1981
BPM: 103
Lyrics
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Congress runs your daily life, but they brainwash you so you think it's freedom
We've had a war every 20 years, they make you think we really need 'em
We're all slaves for our stricter masters
We're all slaves for our stricter masters
We're all just slaves for our stricter masters
We're slaves

You're brought up thinking it's bad to live in any country except this one
And when you grow into a man you realize it ain't too much fun
We're in a country of democracy, it's supposed to be the best on the globe
Living's expensive and it ain't too fun unless you form a high-class mode
And we're all just slaves for ournstricter masters
We're all slaves for our stricter masters
We're all slaves for our stricter masters
We're slaves
And we're all just slaves for our stricter masters, we're slaves!
 

Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
1984 'The Original' version
1:22 Bad Religion BREP-1 United States 12" 1984
Album version
1:22 Bad Religion E 001 Germany 7" 2013
1:22 Bad Religion 87010-7 United States 7" 2010
1:22 Bad Religion 7010-7 Europe 7" 2009
1:22 Bad Religion 7010-7 Europe 7" 2009
1:22 Bad Religion 87010-7 United States 7" 2009
1:22 Bad Religion 87010-7 United States 7" 2009
1:22 Bad Religion 87010-7 United States 7" 2009
1:20 80-85 E-6407-2 Europe CD 1997
1:07 80-85 E-6407-2 Europe CD 1997
1:20 80-85 E-6407-2 Israel CD 1997
1:07 80-85 E-6407-2 Israel CD 1997
1:20 80-85 6391-2 (E-86407-2 listed in booklet) Brazil CD 1997
1:07 80-85 6391-2 (E-86407-2 listed in booklet) Brazil CD 1997
1:20 80-85 1309083-1 Brazil CD 1997
1:07 80-85 1309083-1 Brazil CD 1997
1:20 80-85 Japan CD 1995
1:07 80-85 Japan CD 1995
1:20 80-85 2-3024 Argentina CD 1995
1:07 80-85 2-3024 Argentina CD 1995
1:20 80-85 ESCA 6142 Japan CD 1995
1:07 80-85 ESCA 6142 Japan CD 1995
1:20 80-85 Poland MC 1992
1:07 80-85 Poland MC 1992
1:20 80-85 Poland MC 1992
1:07 80-85 Poland MC 1992
1:20 80-85 N/A Russia MC 1991
1:07 80-85 N/A Russia MC 1991
1:20 80-85 TJK 204 Thailand MC 1991
1:07 80-85 TJK 204 Thailand MC 1991
1:20 80-85 1133 Russia MC 1991
1:07 80-85 1133 Russia MC 1991
1:20 80-85 E-86407-2 Australia CD 1991
1:07 80-85 E-86407-2 Australia CD 1991
1:20 80-85 E-6407-2 Europe CD 1991
1:07 80-85 E-6407-2 Europe CD 1991
1:20 80-85 Indonesia MC 1990
1:07 80-85 Indonesia MC 1990
1:22 Bad Religion E 001 Germany 7" 1989
1:22 Bad Religion Germany 7" 1989
1:22 Bad Religion Germany 7" 1989
1:22 Bad Religion Germany 7" 1989
1:22 Bad Religion Germany 7" 1989
1:22 Bad Religion BREP1 United States 12" 1984
1:22 How Could Hell Be Any Worse? Russia MC 1982
1:22 Bad Religion EPI-BREP1 United States 7" 1981
1:22 Bad Religion United States 7" 1981
First EP version
1:20 80-85 United States CD 1990
Live
The Best of Flipside Video Vol 1: Bad Religion, Circle Jerks, Dickies, Weirdos FSDVD-0001 United States DVD 2001
The Best of Flipside Video #1 n/a United States VHS 1995
Remastered
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? United States CD 2004
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? 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? United States CD 2004
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? Indonesia 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? 99998-2 United States CD 2004
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? Russia CD 2004
How Could Hell Be Any Worse? Russia CD 2004
Smoke 7 version
Public Service Compilation songs United States 7" 2019
Public Service Compilation songs PNV #46 United States 7" 2012
Public Service Compilation songs PNV #46 United States 7" 2011
Public Service Compilation songs PNV #46 United States 7" 2011
Public Service PNV #13 United States CD 2003
1:07 80-85 United States CD 1990
Public Service SMK-101 United States 12" 1981
Not specified
Buried Alive 2 BCD 4058 United States CD 1996
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BLEED for ANARCHY!
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