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It's just the ability to reason that wears so thin
 
It's just the ability to reason that wears so thin
 
Living and dying and the stories that are true
 
Living and dying and the stories that are true
Secrets to a good life is knowing when you're through
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Secret to a good life's knowing when you're through
  
 
Black coat, white shoes, black hat, cadillac
 
Black coat, white shoes, black hat, cadillac
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Well, he's back in the hole where they got him living like a rat
 
Well, he's back in the hole where they got him living like a rat
 
But he's smarter than that nine lives like a cat
 
But he's smarter than that nine lives like a cat
15 years old take him to the youth authority home
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15 years old, take him to the youth authority home
First thing you learn is that you got to make it in this world alone
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First thing you learn you gotta make it in this world alone
  
 
Black coat, white shoes, black hat, cadillac
 
Black coat, white shoes, black hat, cadillac
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Yeah, the boy's a time bomb
 
Yeah, the boy's a time bomb
  
Now he's gotten out he's gotten free he's gotta go got a car
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Now he's gotten out, he gotten free, he gotta go, got a car
He's only 21 years old he's runnin' from the bar
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He's only 21 years old he's runnin' numbers from the bar
His pager's beepin' he's gottin' a-deep in
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His pager's beepin' he's gettin' a-deep in
 
Whenever he can move on in you know that kid's a-creepin'
 
Whenever he can move on in you know that kid's a-creepin'
  
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His mother cries she knows that he is strong enough to die
 
His mother cries she knows that he is strong enough to die
 
He's rollin' in the cadillac, it's midnight, sunroof is down
 
He's rollin' in the cadillac, it's midnight, sunroof is down
Three shots rung out the herd's deal, the new king is crowned
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Three shots rung out, our hero's dead, the new king is crowned
  
 
Black coat, white shoes, black hat, cadillac
 
Black coat, white shoes, black hat, cadillac

Latest revision as of 15:29, 11 December 2008

“Time Bomb”
Artist: Rancid
Albums: ...And Out Come The Wolves (1995)
Composers: Armstrong/Frederiksen/Freeman

If you wanna make a movement then you'd better come in
It's just the ability to reason that wears so thin
Living and dying and the stories that are true
Secret to a good life's knowing when you're through

Black coat, white shoes, black hat, cadillac
Yeah, the boy's a time bomb
Black coat, white shoes, black hat, cadillac
Yeah, the boy's a time bomb

Well, he's back in the hole where they got him living like a rat
But he's smarter than that nine lives like a cat
15 years old, take him to the youth authority home
First thing you learn you gotta make it in this world alone

Black coat, white shoes, black hat, cadillac
Yeah, the boy's a time bomb
Black coat, white shoes, black hat, cadillac
Yeah, the boy's a time bomb

Now he's gotten out, he gotten free, he gotta go, got a car
He's only 21 years old he's runnin' numbers from the bar
His pager's beepin' he's gettin' a-deep in
Whenever he can move on in you know that kid's a-creepin'

Black coat, white shoes, black hat, cadillac
Yeah, the boy's a time bomb
Black coat, white shoes, black hat, cadillac
The boy's a time bomb
Yeah, the boy's a time bomb!

Yeah

Tears come from the razor that's been tattooed below his eye
His mother cries she knows that he is strong enough to die
He's rollin' in the cadillac, it's midnight, sunroof is down
Three shots rung out, our hero's dead, the new king is crowned

Black coat, white shoes, black hat, cadillac
Yeah, the boy's a time bomb
Black coat, white shoes, black hat, cadillac
Yeah, the boy's a time bomb

Black coat, white shoes, black hat, cadillac
Yeah, the boy's a time bomb
Black coat, white shoes, black hat, cadillac
Yeah, the boy's a time bomb
Oh, time bomb!