Madhouse

Album: Spreading The Disease (1985)
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  • It's time for your medication Mr. Brown
    Mwahaha

    White coats to bind me, out of control
    I live alone inside my mind
    World of confusion, air filled with noise
    Who says that my life's such a crime?

    Trapped, in this nightmare
    I wish I'd wake
    As my whole life begins to shake
    Four walls, surround me
    An empty gaze
    I can't find my way out of this maze

    'Cause I don't care
    Fall in, fall out
    Gone without a doubt, help me
    I can't take the blame
    They don't feel the shame

    It's a madhouse
    Or so they claim
    It's a madhouse
    Oh, am I insane?

    My fears behind me, what can I do?
    My dreams haunt my sleep at night
    Oh no, won't learn their lesson, white fills my eyes
    And only then they see the light

    Trapped, in this nightmare
    I wish I'd wake
    Then my whole life begins to shake
    Four walls, surround me
    An empty gaze
    I can't find my way out of this maze

    'Cause I don't care
    Fall in, fall out
    Gone without a doubt, help me
    Can't take the blame
    I don't feel the shame

    Cause it's a madhouse
    Or so they claim
    It's a madhouse
    I'm insane

    Trapped in this nightmare
    I wish I'd wake
    As my whole life begins to shake
    Four walls, surround me
    An empty gaze
    Can't find my way out of this maze

    'Cause I don't care
    Fall in, fall out
    Gone without a doubt, help me
    Can't take the blame
    They don't feel the shame

    It's a madhouse
    Or so they claim
    It's a madhouse
    I'm insane

    A, a, a, a (madhouse)
    Ma-a-a-adhouse

    Hahaha

Comments: 3

  • Diverdriver from Petaluma, CaDoctor Greg House says this could be about a prison. Watch the video and listen to the lyrics. It's about a nuthouse. "4 walls surround me" - a prison cell has 3 walls and bars. Definitely about a mental institution which is probably where Doctor should be!
  • Buggrithall from Mindyourownbusiness, United KingdomDamn fine song like virtually all Anthrax prior to 'State of Euphoria'
  • Doctor Greg House from Princeton-plainsboro, NjThis song really sucks. The above poster says the song is about a mental institution but it could also very well be about a prison.
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