The Right To Go Insane

Album: Endgame (2009)
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  • I barely get to the graveyard shift on time
    After pulling another grueling 9 to 5
    I live from credit card to check
    The paper money's whirling by
    And I hardly just
    Just barely only just survive

    I'm living on the edge
    Reality is teetering
    My mind is on the brink

    How will I face the day tomorrow
    If I can't make it through today
    I've got nothing left to lose but my sanity
    And the right to go insane

    I've got nothing left to lose but my mind
    I've got nothing left to choose
    So I think I'll go insane

    My stomach aches
    Insufficient funds
    My cheeks are gaunt
    And my guts are overdrawn
    My head pounds
    Starvation's giving me the shakes
    Too much squalor
    Too much pressure
    Now I'm getting pissed

    I'm living on the edge
    Reality is teetering
    My mind is on the brink

    How will I face the day tomorrow
    If I can't make it through today
    I've got nothing left to lose but my sanity
    And the right to go insane

    I've got nothing left to lose but my mind
    I've got nothing left to choose
    So I think I'll go insane Writer/s: DAVE MUSTAINE
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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  • Idan from Hadera, IsraelThis song is about Shawn Timothy Nelson (August 21, 1959 – May 18, 1995). He was a U.S. Army veteran and unemployed plumber who stole an M60A3 Patton tank from a United States National Guard Armory in San Diego, California, and went on a rampage on May 18, 1995, destroying cars, fire hydrants, and a recreational vehicle before being shot and killed by police.
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