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radioactive, radioactive!
Whoa, whoa, I'm
To be radioactive means to emit radiation, and what he does is describe how his newfound attitude has created or attracted people of the same mind.
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it, the apocalypse
Whoa

I'm
He describes this new awakening as a need to change quickly, and compares it to the apocalypse, or end of the world. It also invokes a sense of doom, or impending finalty.
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in, shaping up, then checking out on the prison bus
This is
He is showing his determination and forces himself to realize that he's in a bad position, in a prison that he needs to leave or escape from.
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in the chemicals
I'm breaking
But even though he's moving forward, he still feels overwhelmed, like the feeling of breathing in something unfamiliar.
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my brow and I sweat my rust
I'm breathing
He feels the need to continue to exist in spite of his new environment (ash and dust) so puts in effort and kicks his bad habits (sweating out his rust)
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in my bones
Enough to make my systems blow
Welcome to the new age, to the new age
Welcome to the new age, to the new age
Whoa, whoa, I'm radioactive, radioactive!
Whoa, whoa, I'm radioactive, radioactive!

All systems go, sun hasn't died
I believe what this means is that it's the beginning of a new day, but it wasn't a beginning that was expected or ideal, hence the ash and rust.
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I can't remember if I cried when I read about his widowed bride
Something touched me deep inside the day the music died
"His widowed bride" was referring to Buddy Holly's wife, who was widowed when Buddy's plane crashed on Feb. 3, 1959. "The music" he sings of is about The Crickets, Buddy Holly's band, and it 'died' with with him.
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"Just walk away", those windows say
But I can't believe she's gone
When he finally gets there, he most likely decided a gift wouldn't help the situation, so we can assume that the fight was bad and most likely has ended the relationship.
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To Oxford street
Trying to right a wrong
Oxford Street is the busiest shopping centre in London. He is shopping for a Christmas gift to give to his lover, I would say, to make it up after the fight.
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Got all kinds of poison in
Of poison in my blood
He uses "poison" to describe what he feels after the fight. His anger, his sadness, his fear, and his frustrations about his rocky relationship are the poison in this line.
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