Billy

No Control (Re-Issue), Bad Religion

Contributors
Vocals: Greg Graffin
Guitar: Brett Gurewitz
Bass: Jay Bentley
Guitar: Greg Hetson
Drums: Pete Finestone
Lyrics

I can recall the warm youth of a summer day
The sweetest lemonade the darkest game arcade
And Billy had a yearning
In the corner of his mind
It moved him secretly
It moved him powerfully
But prescience was lacking and the present was all
And his aptitudes were carelessly wasted
And challenging life with the abandon of a fool
He squandered the hours of his day
Then darkness and disorder slapped him sharply in the face
It hit him like a friend struck something deep within
He couldn't break the chain of slow decay
That seemed to drag him just like a fatal tie toward the other side
And Billy was a lunatic just barking at the moon
And his brain was totally wasted
He then exchanges his friends for a needle and a spoon
And he threw his future away
Bolt the door and throw away the key
You dim reflection is all that you can see
So where is the justice when no one is at fault
And a human life is tragically wasted?
How fragile is the flame that burns within us all
To light each passing day?

Upcoming Shows

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  1. 8.8.2020
    Gaevle, Sweden
    Furuviksparken
  2. 8.8.2020
    Lokeren, Belgium
    Lokerse Feesten
  3. 8.9.2020
    Malmoe, Sweden
    Malmoe Festivalen
  4. 8.11.2020
    Brescia, Italy
    Festa di Radio Onda d'Urto
  5. 8.12.2020
    Udine, Italy
    Festival di Majano

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