I Wanna Be Sedated

Album: Road To Ruin (1978)
  • Twenty twenty twenty four hours to go
    I wanna be sedated
    Nothing to do, no where to go o,
    I wanna be sedated

    Just get me to the airport, put me on a plane
    Hurry hurry hurry, before I go insane
    I can't control my fingers, I can't control my brain
    Oh no oh oh oh oh

    Twenty twenty twenty four hours to go
    I wanna be sedated
    Nothing to do, no where to go o,
    I wanna be sedated

    Just put me in a wheelchair, get me on a plane
    Hurry hurry hurry, before I go insane
    I can't control my fingers, I can't control my brain
    Oh no oh oh oh oh

    Twenty twenty twenty four hours to go
    I wanna be sedated
    Nothing to do, no where to go o,
    I wanna be sedated

    Just put me in a wheelchair, get me to the show
    Hurry hurry hurry, before I go loco
    I can't control my fingers, I can't control my toes
    Oh no oh oh oh oh

    Twenty twenty twenty four hours to go
    I wanna be sedated
    Nothing to do, no where to go o,
    I wanna be sedated

    Just put me in a wheelchair, get me to the show
    Hurry hurry hurry, before I go loco
    I can't control my fingers, I can't control my toes
    Oh no oh oh oh oh

    Ba ba baba, baba ba baba, I wanna be sedated
    Ba ba baba, baba ba baba, I wanna be sedated
    Ba ba baba, baba ba baba, I wanna be sedated
    Ba ba baba, baba ba baba, I wanna be sedated

Comments: 10

  • Chris from Germany REVOLUTIONARY song. There was not one song comparable to this at that time
    BILLY IDOLS dancing with myself sounds a lot like this in the refrain
  • Kevin K from West Babylon I cannot believe that 40 yrs have passed by already. The song takes me back to the hard partying at SUNY Stony Brook in, '79
  • Jason from Aurora, CoI had a chance to see these guys with White Zombie in 1995. Damn glad I did.
  • Oldpink from New Castle, InYeah, it was meant in a funny way, but none other than Beavis & Butt-Head gave this one their highest honor while watching it, buy only shouting in approval at the beginning, then remaining nearly silent throughout the rest of the song, clearly enjoying this excellent song.
  • Rocco from New York City, NyJim from the Bronx...You're right: Joey Ramone suffered frin severe OCD. In the "End of the Century" Ramones documentary, their manager talks about how long it took Joey to go down a simple flight of stairs or cross the street
  • Harold from San Bernadino, CaOne of the all-time great bar band songs----don't know of anyone who doesn't like this one.
  • Tony from Chicago, IlAwesome Punk Rock Song!!!!!!! I relate!!!!!!!
  • Malicious Matt from SquatneyTo me this song sounds... pretty much like life in the town where I live! "Nothing to do, nowhere to go". Yep, sounds all too familiar! Just the phrase "I wanna be sedated" basically sums it up for me: I'm so bored I just want to get high on something or I'll go nuts! All everybody seems to do around here is get drunk, but I'd rather get high. Well, thats what it means to me at least.
  • Dave from San Antonio, TxHonest lyrics. Some days I find myself repeating that chorus. Its hard to imagine a world without the RAMONES.
  • Jim from Bronx, NyI always thought this song referenced obsessive compulsive disorder, and how much more difficult this affliction made touring.

    "I can't control my fingers I can't control my brain" is the line that really tipped it for me.
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