21st Century (Digital Boy)

Album: Against the Grain (1990)
Charted: 41
  • I can't believe it
    The way you look sometimes
    Like a trampled flag on a city street
    Oh yeah

    And I don't want it
    The things you're offering me
    Symbolized barcode, quick I.D
    Oh yeah

    'Cause I'm a twenty-first century digital boy
    I don't know how to live but I got a lot of toys
    My daddy's a lazy middle-class intellectual
    My mommy's on Valium, so ineffectual
    Ain't life a mystery, yeah?

    I can't explain it
    The things you're're saying to me
    It's going yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
    Oh yeah

    'Cause I'm a twenty-first century digital boy
    I don't know how to read but I got a lot of toys
    My daddy's a lazy middle-class intellectual
    My mommy's on Valium, so ineffectual, oh
    Ain't life a mystery, yeah?

    Tried to tell you about no control
    But now I really don't know
    And then you told me how bad you had to suffer
    Is that really all you have to offer?

    'Cause I'm a twenty-first century digital boy
    I don't know how to live but I got a lot of toys
    My daddy's a lazy middle-class intellectual
    My mommy's on Valium, so ineffectual, yeah

    (Twenty-first century digital boy) cats, sports, iron claw
    (Twenty-first century digital boy) neurosurgeon screams for more
    (Twenty-first century digital boy) innocents raped with napalm fire
    (Twenty-first century digital boy) everything I want, I really need

    Ain't life a mystery, yeah? Writer/s: BRETT GUREWITZ
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Lucas from Los Angeles, CaliforniaBad Religion has never had a Hot 100 hit, but "21st Century (Digital Boy)" is one of their most popular songs, making it #11 on the Alternative chart. It's also their highest-charting signle in the UK, where it peaked at #41.
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