Burn 'em Down Lyrics

Abrasive Wheels


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: David Ryan, Paul Harrison, Phil Rzonca
album: Track 9 in album When the Punks Go Marching In!
release date: 1982
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length: 2:38
writer: Dave Ryan, Harry Harrison, Shonna

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Sitting in a classroom
Looking into the sky
What am I doing here?
I don't know why

Filling my head with history
When none of it makes any sense to me
Kids don't care about books or rules
All they wanna do is burn the schools

Kids don't care about books or rules
All they wanna do is burn the schools
Burn burn burn em down
Burn burn burn em down
Burn burn burn em down
Burn burn

What do you learn when you're at school?
Only to be everybody's fool
Teaching us the way to sign
A wasted generation, what a crime

Kids don't care about books or rules
All they wanna do is burn the schools
Kids don't care about books or rules
All they wanna do is burn the schools
Burn burn burn em down
Burn burn burn em down
Burn burn burn em down
Burn burn

And now from the classroom they've taken our hope
Eleven years of learning and I can't cope
Useless facts and figures in my mind
But they never taught me of what I'd find

Kids don't care about books or rules
All they wanna do is burn the schools
Kids don't care about books or rules
All they wanna do is burn the schools
Burn burn burn em down
Burn burn burn em down
Gonna burn burn burn em down
Gonna burn burn

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Vicious Circle
  • 2 1982
  • 3 Danger, Danger
  • 4 BBC
  • 5 Mayday
  • 6 Voice of Youth
  • 7 Just Another Punk Band
  • 8 Gotta Run
  • 9 Burn 'em Down
  • 10 Shout It Out
  • 11 Slaughterhouse
  • 12 First Rule (No Rule)
  • 13 Attack
  • 14 When the Punks Go Marching In