System Failure

by The Virus

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released February 14, 2017

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Track Name: What Do You Want?
What Do You Want

The sun is coming up and you wake up in the morning...
And you start another day but the storm clouds are swirling.
And you don't want to go out, don't want to deal with it.
You think you got no choice it feels like your stuck in it.
Blame the haters, players, cops, and teachers
Blame the complainers - you won't stop preaching.
There's no secret to life - you gotta want it
If you don't decide then the world make you honest

Are you living how you want?
What do you want?
Are you living where you want?
What do you want?
Do you live with who you want?
What do you want?
Will you live the way you want?
What do you want?
What do you want?

It's a nightmare - a blessing - a curse and a lesson
You realized your choice there's no point in confession.
you stop pointing all the fingers you stop making accusations.
cleaning up your own life and you see that is the mission.
now you walk on head tall not afraid to face it all.
your back against the wall and you know you'll never fall.
it's all you wanted, life's your invention.
and now you have it cause you answered simple questions.
Track Name: System Failure
Flashing lights they keep me up at night
Yellow tape is everywhere
No voice - no rights - No leaders are wise
No child is safe - A country at waste

More guns - more war
For you to die for

We got a system failure, what kind of system?
We got a system failure, what kind of system?
failure

There's no chance to open up your eyes
There's no chance to make it right
We need a plague. Reset the stage
No change without a loss of life.

More guns - more war
For which we die for.

We got a system failure, what kind of system?
Track Name: Breakdown
Breakdown

Just a shell of himself inside a uniform
shell shocked, half cocked, and war torn

Breakdown
Soldier through another breakdown

PTSD and a purple heart
Now he's a greeter at the gates of Wal-Mart.

Breakdown
Soldier through another breakdown
Track Name: Verdicts
Verdicts

No jury called - Behind the wall
Decisions made - Master to slave
No ballot cast - No show of hands

No judge, sentence, or criminal defense.
You are decided guilty, never innocent.
No rights, appeals, no jury seals the deal.
The passing of the verdict,
like spinning of the wheel.

Guilty.
Track Name: Global Distortion
World is blurred - all sight all sound.
Lines are crossed - methods flawed

No chance for clarity, hope, salvation�
No one weeps for the free.

We're living in a world of global distortion.
Take a look outside and you'll see the blurry lines.

It�s a catch 22 when you try to get your bearings.
It�s a fruitless fight you choose.

We're living in a world of global distortion.
Take a look outside and you'll see the blurry lives.

Feel like I'm going blind.
Feel like the deaf are my kind.

We're living in a world of global distortion.
Track Name: Bombs For Children
Bombs for Children

Today's weaponry breeds, tomorrow's children die.
Building bombs for the children.
Enough WMD to kill ten times our lives.
Building bombs for the children.

Megalomania Euthanize

Building bombs for the children.
As building blocks for the children,
Building bombs so the children die.
Track Name: No Peace
No Peace

It's an endless cycle to nowhere, that no one's gonna survive.
Living so oppressed, so lost, so lonely. Fear state of mind.

No Peace comes without a cost.
And for all our liberation I fear that hope might be lost.
But I won't stop fighting.

Incarcerate one third of your people,
And half of them will never get out.
A dozen oil wars since 1990. World full of doubt.

No Peace comes without a cost.
And for all our liberation I fear that hope might be lost.
But I won't stop fighting.
Track Name: Entitlement
Narcissistic flaw.
You're a cannibal.
You're what is wrong with the world.

Life's a circumstance,
A coincidence.
Likely an accident�
You're entitlement.

You live your life stuck in fear
Of a clock maker or a puppeteer.

The truth's not shining from above.
It's not a burning bush.
It's not a show of love.

You narcissistic flaw.
You're a cannibal.
You're what is wrong with the world.

Life's a circumstance,
A coincidence.
Likely an accident�
This is entitlement.

Entitlement.

And you don't wanna understand nothing,
But you demand that the plan's gotta mean something.

Life's a circumstance,
A coincidence.
Likely an accident�
It's your entitlement.

And it's not called kismet.
Not serendipitous
It's just an accident..
Turned to entitlement.
Track Name: Accountability
Accountability

I'm wondering what's been going on?
It does seem like I've been gone that long.
You got two choices you can make�
You can step it up, or be another fake.

And we want accountability
For all the shit you do and the shit you say.
I can see through your lies.

I'm not sure what is happening to you
But I gotta be honest, your real color is showing through

Because we want accountability.
You got me closer to hostility.
We will break down your walls.

No one is gonna trust you once we're done.
No one will believe that you weren't wrong.
You spent your life building a house of lies,
Sucking right from wrong.
We will break down your walls.

We want accountability
Give me accountability.
Track Name: Burn It Down
Burn it Down

I got lost waiting on the future...
The only day I'm living is now.
Smash the kingdom with an iron fist
We gotta make our swords from plows.

Only live for today, not forever.
And take all you can get.
The rich are shitting on the working class.
It's a cycle that never ends.

We're standing up.
And we'll burn it down.

One for commons.
Two for the saints.
Three for the children, open eyes, lie awake.
Four for the leaders.
Five for the grunts.
Six for the fallen.

We will create, once we burn it down.

The whole world is watching
Let's burn it down.
Track Name: No More
Too many years of my life have been given to
another self.
I'll take whats mine take my time my will back from you
and leave this hell.

No more.

Day after day I gave you all, gave you everything...
look where I stand.
This is the line flag is raised make my boundary.
I'll take command.

No more.
Track Name: Pacifist
No lives matter, so choose a cause
You wait with patience & watch while time is lost
Non violent protest is oxymoron
we're passed the point of waiting for our goals

you see me & you do nothing
you do nothing
you roll your eyes and you do nothing
you do nothing
you just sit back and do nothing
you do nothing
a pacifist in violent times
has done nothing

there's time and place for what you preach
but let's rewind and watch the history repeat
from our cradle, til were slaves
i will fight while you are standing in your grave

a pacifist in violent times
you're a "do nothing"