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Time is truly wastin'
There's no guarantee, yeah
Smiles in the makin'
You gotta fight the powers that be
Got so many forces
Stayin' on the scene
Givin' up all around me
Faces full o' pain

CHORUS:
I can't play my music
(They say my music's too loud)
I kept talkin' about it
(I got the big run around)
And when I rolled with the punches
(I got knocked on the ground)
With all this bullshit going down

Time is truly wastin'
There's no guarantee, yeah
Smiles in the makin'
You gotta fight the powers that be
I don't understand it
People wanna see, yeah
Those that got the answers
Red tape in the way
I could take you in easy
That's just half the fun, oh boy
Seeking satisfaction
Keeps me on the run

CHORUS:
I can't play my music
(They say my music's too loud)
I kept talkin' about it
(I got the big run around)
And when I rolled with the punches
(I got knocked on the ground)
With all this bullshit going down

Time is truly wastin'
There's no guarantee
Smile's in the makin'
You gotta fight the powers that be

If you & I can - we got the power

Fight it, fight the power

Fight it........baby, baby, baby, yeah

Fight it, fight the power
(repeated till end)



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