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Sound System
Operation Ivy Lyrics


Sound system gonna bring me back up
One thing that I can depend on

Try to describe to the limit of my ability
It's there for a second, then its given up what it used to be

Contained in my music somehow more than just sound
This inspiration coming and twisting things around
Because you always know that it's gonna have to go
You always know that you'll be back in the cold
Point of departure sublimated in a song
It's always coming to give me that hope
For just a second then its gone but

Static pulse inside of music bringing us escape
It's always temporary changing nothing in its wake
Just a second where we're leaving all this shit behind
Just a second but its leaving just this much in mind
To resist despair that second makes you see
To resist despair because you can't change everything
To resist despair in this world is what it is to be free

Wake up turn my box on
Bust the shade let the sun in
Times getting tougher bout time to start running
Box in my hand music by my side
Skanking to the rhythm of the music by my side

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Sound system gonna bring me back up
Yeah one thing that I can depend on
Sound system gonna bring me back up
Yeah one thing that I can depend on

Try to describe it to the limit of my ability
It's there for a second then it's giving up what it used to be
Contained in my music somehow more than just sound
This inspiration coming and twisting things around

Because you always know that it's gonna have to go
You always know that you'll be back in the cold
Point of departure sublimated in a song
It's always coming to give me that hope for just a second then it's gone, but

Sound system gonna bring me back up
Yeah one thing that I can depend on
Sound system gonna bring me back up, yeah
Yeah one thing that I can depend on

Static pulse inside of music bringing us escape
It's always temporary changing nothing in its wake
Just a second where we're leaving all this shit behind
Just a second but it's leaving just this in my mind

To resist despair that second makes you see
To resist despair because you can't change everything
To resist despair in this world is
What it is what it is what it is to be free

Sound system gonna bring me back up
Yeah one thing that I can depend on
Sound system gonna bring me back up
Yeah one thing that I can depend on

Sound system
Sound system
Sound system

Wake up, turn my box on, bust the shade, let the sun in
Times are getting tougher 'bout time to start running
Box in my hand, music by my side
Skanking to the rhythm of the music by my side

Sound system gonna bring me back up, right
Yeah one thing that I can depend on
Sound system gonna bring me back up, yeah
Yeah one thing that I can depend on

Sound system gonna bring me back up, right
Yeah one thing that I can depend on
Sound system gonna bring me back up, yeah
Yeah one thing that I can depend on

Sound system
Sound system



All comments from YouTube:

BLUEbalerbals

why does everyone think Tim Armstrong is the front man of Op Ivy? It's Jesse Michaels people; credit where credit it due..

Biscuit89

No one said that

Kameron Naeole

Penis

MifBif

Jesse's songs also have so much more substance than rancids entire discography.

Shaylon Hovey

Shaylon Dake Hovey actually

Josh Brooks

cliched rancid sound here

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Fuentes Méndez Karen Mariana

i remember when i didn't want to listen to this album because i disliked the cover.
Ladies and gentleman, prejudice is ignorance

Penguin Is Not Racist

Grown up as metalhead , I used to hate punk .Well you word can never be more true.

ECCO

but don't feel bad for the longest time I refused to listen to 40oz to freedom from sublime because where I live so many people wear the shirt.

ECCO

the original energy album cover is much better.

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