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Movement 02:15
stand up strong/stand up bold/we are the young/and this world is old/ it's not a battle, man/we're not in a fight/but we can make a difference if we just hold tight/cause we are the youth/that is our edge/we hold the future and/ we can't be misled/so drop your guard/you don't need a gun/strive for a change/ come together as one/ **this is a time for movement, not a time for hypocrites, we are the futures movement and it's time that we cut the shit/ we must under­stand/that we need to stay straight/drugs only fuck you up/and end in hate/cause we don't need that shit/to obtain our goal/to bring this world together/unify as a whole/now it begins/make a choice today/a decision for the better/one that won't lead astray/so get it in your head/that we shall achieve/nothing can stop us/just as long as we believe/ **
Stop 02:10
there are so many things i wanna say/but the words get in my way/so many have been blind to see/I guess that leaves the job up to me/ *'I wanna stop-let the world go 'round, I wanna stop-watch it all go 'round, I wanna stop-take a look around, I wanna stop-let it all go down/ in the darkest hour of my life/I've seen all the pain and strife/yet I feel I can change it all and if I'm strong l will not fall/ ** sometimes i just wanna stop it all/step off look around/so I can see the beauty of it/and enjoy the life I've found/ so now they think they'll shut me out/but if they do I'll scream and shout/they'll never change the way I feel/cause when it stops I'll make it for real/ **
Plain Drunk 01:37
you like fun/don't cause no trouble/but the cops get here on the double/gotta have a beer/don't know what you're thinkin'/get outta school/lets go drinkin'/ **plain drunk-you're too wasted, plain drunk-outta your head, plain drunk-score some beer, plain drunk-you'll be dead/ every friday night/you gotta get drunk/think you're cool/that's not punk/think you're funny/you're distraught/ next thing comin'/smokin' pot/ ** /you'll get hit over the head with nightsticks/ yes, i know, the cops are pricks/supposed to stand for someth!.ng true/but they drink, bad example for you/
I have stumbled/remained on my feet/lived a life/where time is so fleet/run to catch up/to fall far behind/rolled this over/inside my mind/ **I've felt this pain, when does it stop? I've run away, when do I stop? /fighting the feelings/that I have inside/running away/with nowhere to hide/ lost touch with my instincts/yet stayed on track/turned the other cheek/and been stabbed in the back/ ** /there's always a feeling inside my mind/I feel i've missed out on my youth/tried to change things and been laughed at for it/maybe someday, I'll find the truth/ I made a change/in my values/distorted white lies/that's old news/I can see darkness/at the end there's a light/I will struggle to reach it/with all of my might/ ** /THE TRUTH
No Worries 02:34
life, oh so neat/it greets me everyday/I look out of my window/to see the children play/I don't think about world affairs/they mean nothing to me/I just think about balloons/it brings me so much glee/ **life is great, life is good, so who cares if others have no food, I'm alright and I'm happy/my wallet's full and I'm not hungry/ I neglect to realize/what befalls the other folks/so I go to work/and tell Ethiopian jokes/It's funny to see the reaction i get/when I turn on my charm/I flash a winning smile/it does nobody harm/ ** /you see a man there on the street/he's got no shoes on his feet/but you don't think, just stop and stare/ wondering why his life is going nowhere/ **/
sit at home/drink your coffee/cause you need it/in the morning/you don't have a cup/with your cereal/makes your life really boring/ **have your coffee, have your Coke, you're an addict, ain't a joke/ you don't drink some, coffee/you'll need a fix/so you make up for it/by having six/ '*/ everyday at the plant/reach for the Hill's Brothers/pour yourself a cup/down it and have another/ CAFFEINE ADDICT!!!
Youth 01:10
someday maybe you will see/we're gonna be a part of history/we're not rebels, we're just young/and our lives have just begun/so be strong, throw off those chains/show 'em what it is inside our brains/fight, fight, don't let 'em rule/or be brainwashed in their schools/ **we're kids and-WE FIGHT, to protect­ WHAT'S RIGHT, c'mon lets get TOGETHER, we will fight-FOREVER/ what's wrong/inside your head?/haven't you heard a word we've said?/don't stop, join in the fight/ and battle for your rights/have faith we'll overcome/keep on beating the tribal drum/stand up, don't be a fool/or you'll end up a government tool/ **/ unite, it's not a trend/we're gonna fight to the end/just try and show no fear/don't you know the end is near/it's fear that propels our rage/as we dive off of the stage/we're in it for me and you/riot just cause it's something to do/ **/


Our 2nd and last full cassette tape recording. This is 8 full songs from your favorite Eastside Hardcore punk bank from Kirkland WA. Recorded at Reciprocal Recording Studios by Jack Endino on Sept. 12, 1988.


released December 1, 1988

Joel Ross Vocals
Dan Johnson Guitar
Brent Anderson Bass
Mike Gruwell Drums

Engineered and produced by Jack Endino.


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Mike Gruwell creates original music featuring drums, bass, trumpet, piano and percussion. Originally a Seattle-based drummer in the 80s-90s, he is now in Atlanta's Red Hot Empty. Mike records out of GTown Studio in Acworth, GA.

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