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Jealous cowards try to control
Rise above
We're gonna rise above
They distort what we say
Rise above
We're gonna rise above
Try and stop what we do
Rise above
When they can't do it themselves

We are tired of your abuse
Try to stop us it's no use

Society's arms of control
Rise above
We're gonna rise above
Think they're smart
Can't think for themselves
Rise above
We're gonna rise above
Laugh at us
Behind our backs
I find satisfaction
In what they lack

We are tired of your abuse
Try to stop us it's no use

We are born with a chance
Rise above
We're gonna rise above
I am gonna have my chance
Rise above
We're gonna rise above

We are tired of your abuse
Try to stop us it's no use

Rise above
Rise above
Rise above
We're gonna rise above
We're gonna rise above
We're gonna rise above



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    UnregisteredAug 23, 2012 at 4:49 pm
    This song blasted from a jambox when i was 13... Skateboarding on ramps and i remember this band... It got me into the greater family of punks, and i met all those kids like me... Blag flag was kinda a banner of "we can do anything"

    Amazing how poignant it still is today! Todd brown punk from nc

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