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Muse – Uprising lyrics

Paranoia is in bloom,
The PR transmissions will
They'll try to push drugs that keep us all dumbed down,
And hope that we
will never see the truth around
(So come on)
Another promise, another scene
Another packaged lie to keep us trapped in greed,
And all the green belts wrapped around our minds,
And endless red tape to keep the truth confined
(So come on)

They will not
force us,
They will stop
degrading us,
They will not control us,
We will be victorious
(So come on)

Interchanging mind control,
Come let the revolution take it's toll,
If you could flick
a switch and open your third eye,
You'd see that
We should never be
afraid to die
(So come on)

Rise up and take
the power back,
It's time the
fat cats had a heart attack,
You know that their time's coming to an end,
We have to
unify and watch our flag ascend

They will not force us,
They will stop degrading us,
They will not control us,
We will be victorious
So come on

They will not force us,
They will stop degrading us,
They will not control us,
We will be victorious

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  • t
    Right wing? Are you kidding me. It is a song against greed and control and the degrading results of money in general. People are seriously so idiotic and self righteous sometimes. Wake up and realize that artists don't support a left or right, they support a vision. The vision he has is one where "Fat cats" get what is finally coming to them, when people who degrade others and control others and force others will finally be humbled. It has nothing to do with some liberal/conservative bs that is only meant to distract you from what is truly ruining society. The right and left wing are both trying to do one thing that has nothing to do with protecting their people--keep the establishment in power and maximize corporate profits. If the "RIGHT WING" wants to minimize government, why did they pass some of the most empowering executive acts in the history of usa's central gov in the past 10 years to create a homeland security that now spends more time researching "Homeland Insurgent Potentials" than terrorists abroad. Go figure only a country as stupid as ours would declare war on a concept. And by the way the average yearly deaths caused by the concept is less than the average yearly peanut allergy deaths. Wake up and realize you are being conditioned on a mass scale. Terror! Red! Did I scare you? More and more people are becoming suspicious of the government, but it is not about left or right, not about mccain or obama. They are all corrupt. Wake up please! It is our current system and attitude that continues a cycle of greed and inherent failure, do some real research other than watching tv and you will realize what this song is truly about. Until you can do something other than eat spoonfed Bullsht and vomit it back out, please stop voicing your regurgitated opinion.
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  • h
    Choose your path in life. Stick to it. People all around you are always going to be F'd up, or just have their own way of thinking. The moment you understand that no single individual can possibly tell you how to live your life, or how to think, you can begin to think for yourself.
    Lets see, Benjimen Baneker wasn't born rich, nor was, James Hetfield, Bill Gates, etc. The point is we have an opportunity to succeed in the usa to make our lives anything we want, if we are resourceful and independent.
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  • deathmyfriend
    We aren't safe with the govt. They track us down and kill us. Can anybody even tell me why we are still in the middle east? We aren't fighting. This is like Vietnam. We are all bound to lose this "war". You know how you hear numbers of people dying? Those aren't the American soldiers. Those are the people that die in Afghanistan! Not us! We need to get them out of there, now. Things are going to keep getting worse and worse if we don't get them out soon. They will not control us! Obama keeps lying to us! What changes have we had that are good? Let me tell you. None. He has done nothing. I don't care if you disagree with me, we need to realize the truth though, because one of these days, it's going to be too late.
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  • u
    Matt Bellamy said the lyrics were inspired by the G20 protests, which were in opposition to Bilderberg/Nwo style globalist elites. This would put them solidly in the libertarian camp, and opposed to both major us political parties. It means Bellamy probably wouldn't object if Glen Beck or Bill Maher used 'Uprising' as bump music for a tv show, but he probably would object to hear it as the theme of any Bush, Clinton, or Obama presidential campaign.
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  • r
    What a great song to use for the Ron Paul Revolution! There are only One Fat Cats. No, not the capitalists, not the conservatives, not the bureaucrats and politicians, not the war-mongerers, not the liberals, greens, jews, zionists, gangsters or the cia. There are only One Fat Cats. They are so smart that they've been covering themselves up for a long time but the truth is rising. They are The Wall Street Fat Cats. They do not fit in any of the titles I listed above, only take their shape when convenient to confuse you. They print money out of thin air, enabling the wellfare/warfare state. Their weapon is the Federal Reserve and their fingerprints are all over this bloodied earth. They are the Root of All Evil.
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