Come Original
by 311

Album: Soundsystem (1999)
Charted: 119
  • You got to
    You got to

    You got to come original, you got to come original
    All entertainers come original
    You got to come original, you got to come original
    All entertainers
    Hear why

    To come original it ain't nothin' strange
    You got to represent you got come full range
    Full range of emotion full range of styles
    When you come to town you'll have them comin' for miles

    and come original, you got to come original
    All entertainers come original
    You got to come original, you got to come original
    All entertainers
    Hear why

    Black Eyed Peas, they comin' full range and
    NOFX, they comin' full range and
    Roni Size, he's comin' full range
    The one Mr. Vegas, you know it ain't easy, hah

    A warning to the crews out there who think they're hot
    If you're not original rockers you will get shot
    Down by the kids neglectin' your art, the stuff you did
    Eventually it get so bad puts you to bed
    'Cause when lightning flashes sweet electricity
    All the world then stands revealed with the clarity
    Of raw voltage, briefly we see and the hope is
    You'll be able to tell just what dope is

    come original, you got to come original
    All entertainers come original
    You got to come original, you got to come original
    All entertainers
    Hear why

    Funk slap bass mixed with the dancehall and
    Hip-hop beats and punk guitar and
    Deadly on the mic is the one SA
    The name is 311 and you know it ain't easy, hah

    This is not a test, there's no time to mope
    How you gonna cope with radioactive isotope
    And Boss DJ, illness upon you quickly
    Infecting you fast upon the airwaves
    This message brought to you by the so large system
    Activate and attune yourself with meditation
    And green plants they've got mad life they're sentient
    They're beautiful as you and they like to dance

    Everything we do we gotta come original
    Put your hands up in the air and prepare for battle
    Sit upon the rhythm like a tire upon a rim
    We do it non-stop and then we do it again
    Some a them whine and some a them bitch
    They can not do it never switch
    Comin' up from the heart and delivered with a wild pitch
    Sit up on top the rhythm like a wild stallion
    This is the ruling system

    Come original, you got to come original
    All entertainers come original
    You got to come original, you got to come original
    All entertainers come original
    You got to come original, you got to come original
    All entertainers come original
    You got to come original, you got to come original
    All entertainers

    Come original Writer/s: AARON WILLS, DOUGLAS MARTINEZ, NICHOLAS HEXUM
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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