Dept. Of False Hope Lyrics

Bad Religion


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., MOTHERSHIP MUSIC PUBLISHING
writers: Greg Graffin, Brett Gurewitz
album: Track 11 in album True North
release date: 2013-1-21
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length: 2:41
assistant engineer: Jun Murakawa
bass guitar: Jay Bentley
guitar: Brett Gurewitz, Greg Hetson, Brian Baker
drums: Brooks Wackerman
mix: Brett Gurewitz, Joe Barresi
producer: Joe Barresi, Greg Graffin, Brett Gurewitz
recording: Joe Barresi
lead vocals: Greg Graffin
composer: Brett Gurewitz, Greg Graffin
lyricist: Brett Gurewitz, Greg Graffin

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Welcome now, son,
To where the work is never done
And the hungry are seldom ever fed

The department of false hope
Is a proving ground for dopes
And they'll grind your tiny bones to make their bread

So hold your head up high, forgotten man
Tomorrow won't be made for you
And everybody's gonna try to lend a helping hand
Forgotten man, there's nothing more to do

He crackled on the radio
Through bright plumes of the sun
The announcer said the age of faith was dead

Though the adolescent nation
Was just looking for salvation
The beast of reason reared its ugly head

So hold your head up high, forgotten man
Tomorrow's not for me and you
And everybody's gonna try to lend a helping hand
Forgotten man, there's nothing more to do

From your cradle of destruction
With the poorest of instruction
And nearest sliver of a tune
Oh, you managed somehow to muddle through

So hold your head up high, forgotten man
Tomorrow's not for me and you
And everybody's gonna try to lend a helping hand
Forgotten man, there's nothing more to do

There is nothing more

Track Listing

  • 1 True North
  • 2 Past Is Dead
  • 3 Robin Hood in Reverse
  • 4 Land of Endless Greed
  • 5 Fuck You
  • 6 Dharma and the Bomb
  • 7 Hello Cruel World
  • 8 Vanity
  • 9 In Their Hearts Is Right
  • 10 Crisis Time
  • 11 Dept. of False Hope
  • 12 Nothing to Dismay
  • 13 Popular Consensus
  • 14 My Head Is Full of Ghosts
  • 15 The Island
  • 16 Changing Tide