Album: Steal This Album! (2002)
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  • Television in disgrace
    Life you get old, it's the race,
    Can you break out,
    Can you break out,
    Will you live at your own pace

    Life, so, unnecessary,

    Television in disgrace
    Life you get old, it's the race,
    Can you break out,
    Can you break out,
    Will you live at your own pace

    Now will you live at your own pace?
    Will you live at your own pace Writer/s: Daron Malakian, John Dolmayan, Serj Tankian, Shavo Odadjian
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Filipe from PortoThe way I see it this is a criticism to those who would rather be entertained by media, accepting what they have to offer instead of searching for meaningful content to the day they die, thus making their lives irrelevant.

    About the title I don't have any knowledge about it's origin, but I can assure you that song is 46 seconds long and not 36 as stated before.
  • Brittany from G-town, NyOkay. I interpret this song like TV controls people so it is a disgrace and people get old and get old while watching tv and wasting their lives away to the point where they become unneccessary Hence "life, so, unneccessary" .

    This is called 36 because of the fact above; it's the 36th song that System of a Down has on all of their albums. Add up the songs from other albums and it makes 36. PLUS the song is 36 seconds. Not 46. So the title really wasn't a typo.
  • Aaron from Linden, TxThis song refers to the power of perspective and the way the world always needs a demonstration of violent behavior to be entertained.
  • Blake from Hamilton, OhThis song is only 46 seconds, but is a great song. I wonder if maybe a typo made the "36" title? Anyway, I think this is talking about how technological advances are progressing too fast. He says "Live at your own pace." Then he mentions how television is a disgrace. Why? Advertising is causing people to but stuff just because it is new. I may not be correct, but.....yeah, it makes sense.
  • Petrified Monkey from Naked Land, MiWell, this song has been up here for a long time and no ones comented on it...........soooooooo.............i guess i'll be the first.......*clears throat*, here I go.... "I like this song."...........well..........that was easy, wasnt it?
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