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Green Day – Know Your Enemy lyrics

Do you know the enemy?
Do you know your enemy?
Well, gotta know the enemy


Do you know the enemy?
Do you know your enemy?
Well, gotta know the enemy

Do you know the enemy?
Do you know your enemy?
Well, gotta know the enemy

Violence is an energy
Against the enemy
Violence is an energy

Bringing on the fury
The choir infantry
Revolt against the honor to obey

Overthrow the effigy
The vast majority
Burning down the foreman of control

Silence is the enemy
Against your urgency
So rally up the demons of your soul

Do you know the enemy?
Do you know your enemy?
Well, gotta know the enemy

Do you know the enemy?
Do you know your enemy?
Well, gotta know the enemy

The insurgency will rise
When the bloods been sacrificed
Don't be blinded by the lies
In your eyes

Violence is an energy
From here to eternity
Violence is an energy
Silence is the enemy
So gimme gimme revolution

Do you know the enemy?
Do you know your enemy?
Well, gotta know the enemy

Do you know the enemy?
Do you know your enemy?
Well, gotta know the enemy

Overthrow the effigy
The vast majority
Burning down the foreman of control

Silence is the enemy
Against your urgency
So rally up the demons of your soul



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    HazelDountLovesBullet
    As Billie Joe said, this song is a "call to arms"
    It is the second part of the album's story, right after 21st Century Breakdown.
    In this song, Christian is in revolt. He's stopped fighting his inner demons for the time being, using the energy to fight his oppression. He's resorted to violence in his one-man revolution (violence is an enregy Against the enemy), and he thinks that silence will work against him, so he makes sure everyone knows where he stands.
    *The insurgency will rise When the bloods been sacrificed Don't be blinded by the lies In your eyes* he's saying that people have to realize what's really going on, and realize they're being lied to and controlled. He even plainly says "give me, give me revolution". The story continues into! Viva La Gloria!.
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