Know Your Enemy

Album: 21st Century Breakdown (2009)
Charted: 21 28
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  • Do you know the enemy?
    Do you know your enemy?
    Well, gotta know the enemy

    Do you know the enemy?
    Do you know your enemy?
    Well, gotta know the enemy

    Do you know the enemy?
    Do you know your enemy?
    Well, gotta know the enemy

    Violence is an energy
    Against the enemy
    Violence is an energy

    Bringing on the fury
    The choir infantry
    Revolt against the honor to obey

    Overthrow the effigy
    The vast majority
    While burning down the foreman of control

    Silence is an enemy
    Against your urgency
    So rally up the demons of your soul

    Do you know the enemy?
    Do you know your enemy?
    Well, gotta know the enemy

    Do you know the enemy?
    Do you know your enemy?
    Well, gotta know the enemy

    The insurgency will rise
    When the blood's been sacrificed
    Don't be blinded by the lies
    In your eyes

    Violence is an energy
    From here to eternity
    Violence is an energy
    Silence is an enemy
    So gimme gimme revolution

    Do you know the enemy?
    Do you know your enemy?
    Well, gotta know the enemy

    Do you know the enemy?
    Do you know your enemy?
    Well, gotta know the enemy

    Overthrow the effigy
    The vast majority
    We're burning down the foreman of control

    Silence is an enemy
    Against your urgency
    So rally up the demons of your soul Writer/s: BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG, FRANK E., III WRIGHT, FRANK EDWIN WRIGHT III, MICHAEL PRITCHARD, MIKE DIRNT, MIKE RYAN PRITCHARD, TRE COOL
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 14

  • Anonymous from Guangdong, ChinaYo guys chill!!! Learn to appreciate Green Day's hard work!
    And even if you don't like this song, it's fine, just don't send crazy comments saying "i'd rather slam my body part in a car door than listen to this song".
    would you rather get injured or listen to something you don't like only once?
  • Jesse from OhioNot only their worst song ever, but one of the worst songs ever. Period. So bad. I'd rather slam my d--k in a car door than listen to this song
  • Hayes from Newark, OhGreat song, "Saint Jimmy" sang it to Johnny, I think he was referring to Whatsername(for trying to flush his drugs)

    for me, this song means "if you don't know that you are the reason your a total screw up, then you might was well kill yourself now. you are your own enemy"
  • Miles from West Linn, OrTheir worst song on the album as far as i'm concerned
  • [p3yt0n} from Somewhere, InIf he didnt repeat himslef all the time in this, it would be a great song. its still good though.
  • Scott from Reading, Palove this song
  • Amelia from Modesto, CaVery annoying song :/
    He repeats himself too much
  • Peter from Kc, MoThis song is very similar to Rage Against the Machines song with the same title. Rage's is far better however
  • Josh from Omaha, Nethis a good song this is why i like Green Day
  • Hunter from South West, MiThere are too many songs with this name. But Rage Against The Machine's is by far the BEST!
    Also, Greenday are losing the punk feel
  • Andrew from Lindenhurst, Nyi really don't like this song but i really don't like the pop- punk sound
  • Ben from Manchester, United KingdomGood awesome song :-) Hope the new album's good.
  • Ashley from Edmonton, AbI actually really like
    this song ;D
  • Matt from Houston, Txnicely punk driven. although a lot of post-american idiot fan will be dissapointed.
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