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Ay, Ay, Ay, Ay, Ay, Ay, Ay

Crazy, but that's how it goes
Millions of people living as foes
Maybe it's not too late
To learn how to love
And forget how to hate

Mental wounds not healing
Life's a bitter shame
I'm going off the rails on a crazy train
I'm going off the rails on a crazy train

Let's Go!

I've listened to preachers
I've listened to fools
I've watched all the dropouts
Who make their own rules
One person conditioned to rule and control
The media sells it and you live the role

Mental wounds still screaming
Driving me insane
I'm going off the rails on a crazy train
I'm going off the rails on a crazy train

I know that things are going wrong for me
You gotta listen to my words
Yeah

Heirs of a cold war
That's what we've become
Inheriting troubles I'm mentally numb
Crazy, I just cannot bear
I'm living with something' that just isn't fair

Mental wounds not healing
Who and what's to blame
I'm going off the rails on a crazy train
I'm going off the rails on a crazy train



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    brons040May 10, 2009 at 11:59 pm
    This song isn't about drug use, or the cold war. or people stating anarchy. He says you gotta listen to my words in the song. Read the lyrics and understand the song. 'Millions of people living as foes'. Is about people worldwide seeing eachother as enemies. Then he talks about 'one conditioned to rule and control'. Is about the government forcing this issue of us all being foes. 'The media sells it and you live the role'. Is about the one who controls us using the media to cast us into the roles that they want us in. Ozzy/Randy Rhodes is talking about freeing ourselves from the control of government and the media and living a life of peace and seeing eachother as being equal. 'Heirs of a cold war, that's what we've become' is a direct reference to the cold war obviously and if you know a bit about history you know that the cold war was a time of huge tension between the U.S. and Russia that resulted in paranoia in both countries. This line is the most important in my eyes. It refers to our distrust of eachother and the misunderstandings the come from that distrust.
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    rockerbaby95Mar 13, 2010 at 11:45 pm
    this song is true... we are all riding our own "crazy train" just looking for a place to park it lol
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    rockerbaby95Jan 1, 2010 at 9:24 pm
    this song is all about the high levels of insanity in the world. i love ozzy, but his speaking voice is sooo slurred, but i understand what he says. ozzy is beasty to the 3rd degree
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    rockrgirl1020Jun 26, 2009 at 3:16 pm
    i think its basically about ppl in the world are always acting like enemies and it drives him crazy. he thinks that ppl should love each other and not hate each other.
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    fireintheskyDec 16, 2008 at 8:54 pm
    I believe the song is about the trials and tribulations of hard drug use and addiction. Ozzy liked his drugs and would do pretty much anything. I am sure during his career he probably tried to clean his use up but would always fall of the wagon. In the song the rails represent a straight and clean way of living like normal society but going off the rails on a crazy train represents a drug induced state of mind

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