Stick It Out
by Rush

Album: Counterparts (1993)
  • Trust to your instincts
    If it's safely restrained
    Lightning reactions
    Must be carefully trained

    Heat of the moment
    Curse of the young
    Spit out your anger
    Don't swallow your tongue

    Stick it out
    Don't swallow the poison
    Spit it out
    Don't swallow your pride
    Stick it out
    Don't swallow your anger
    Spit it out
    Don't swallow the lies

    Natural reflex
    Pendulum swing
    You might be too dizzy
    To do the right thing

    Trial under fire
    Ultimate proof
    Moment of crisis
    Don't swallow the truth

    Stick it out
    Don't swallow the poison
    Spit it out
    Don't swallow your pride
    Stick it out
    Don't swallow your anger
    Spit it out
    Don't swallow the lies

    Stick it out
    Stick it out

    Each time we bathe our reactions
    In artificial light
    Each time we alter the focus
    To make the wrong moves seem right

    You get so used to deception
    You make yourself a nervous wreck
    You get so used to surrender
    Running back to cover your neck

    Heat of the moment
    Curse of the young
    Spit out your anger
    Don't swallow your tongue

    Stick it out
    Don't swallow the poison
    Spit it out
    Don't swallow your pride
    Stick it out
    Don't swallow your anger
    Spit it out
    Don't swallow the lies

    Don't swallow the poison
    Spit it out
    Don't swallow your pride
    Stick it out
    Don't swallow your anger
    Spit it out
    Don't swallow the lies

    Stick it out
    Stick it out
    Stick it out
    Spit it out
    Stick it out
    Spit it out Writer/s: Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee Weinrib, Neil Peart
    Publisher: OLE MEDIA MANAGEMENT LP
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Jordyn from Versailles, KyThats what she said
  • John from Asheville, NcSome are turned off by the cheese in the lyrics (song title), but I think it works here quite well...especially by contrasting the cheeky lyric with the heavy tempo and bad-ass riffage.
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