Killing in the Name Lyrics

Rage Against the Machine


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Zack M. De La Rocha, Thomas B. Morello, Timothy Commerford, Brad J. Wilk
album: Track 13 in album Rage Against the Machine
release date: 1992-11-6
popularity : 535 users have visited this page.
length: 5:15
arranger: Rage Against the Machine
electric bass guitar: Tim Commerford
drumset: Brad Wilk
electric guitar: Tom Morello
mix: Andy Wallace
producer: GGGarth, Rage Against the Machine
additional recording: Craig Doubet
recording: Stan Katayama, GGGarth
assistant recording: Craig Doubet, Jeff Sheehan
lead vocals: Zack de la Rocha

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Killing in the name of!
Some of those that work forces are the same that burn crosses
Some of those that work forces are the same that burn crosses
Some of those that work forces are the same that burn crosses
Some of those that work forces are the same that burn crosses
Huh!

Killing in the name of!
Killing in the name of

And now you do what they told ya
And now you do what they told ya
And now you do what they told ya
And now you do what they told ya
And now you do what they told ya
And now you do what they told ya
And now you do what they told ya
And now you do what they told ya
And now you do what they told ya
And now you do what they told ya
And now you do what they told ya
But now you do what they told ya
Well now you do what they told ya

Those who died are justified, for wearing the badge, they're the chosen whites
You justify those that died by wearing the badge, they're the chosen whites
Those who died are justified, for wearing the badge, they're the chosen whites
You justify those that died by wearing the badge, they're the chosen whites

Some of those that work forces are the same that burn crosses
Some of those that work forces are the same that burn crosses
Some of those that work forces are the same that burn crosses
Some of those that work forces are the same that burn crosses
Uggh!

Killing in the name of!
Killing in the name of

And now you do what they told ya
And now you do what they told ya
And now you do what they told ya
And now you do what they told ya
And now you do what they told ya, now you're under control
And now you do what they told ya, now you're under control
And now you do what they told ya, now you're under control
And now you do what they told ya, now you're under control
And now you do what they told ya, now you're under control
And now you do what they told ya, now you're under control
And now you do what they told ya, now you're under control
And now you do what they told ya!

Those who died are justified, for wearing the badge, they're the chosen whites
You justify those that died by wearing the badge, they're the chosen whites
Those who died are justified, for wearing the badge, they're the chosen whites
You justify those that died by wearing the badge, they're the chosen whites
Come on!

Yeah! Come on!

**** you, I won't do what you tell me
**** you, I won't do what you tell me
**** you, I won't do what you tell me
**** you, I won't do what you tell me
**** you, I won't do what you tell me
**** you, I won't do what you tell me
**** you, I won't do what you tell me
**** you, I won't do what you tell me
**** you, I won't do what you tell me!
**** you, I won't do what you tell me!
**** you, I won't do what you tell me!
**** you, I won't do what you tell me!
**** you, I won't do what you tell me!
**** you, I won't do what you tell me!
**** you, I won't do what you tell me!
**** you, I won't do what you tell me!
************!
Uggh!

Track Listing

  • 1 Bombtrack
  • 2 Killing in the Name
  • 3 Take the Power Back
  • 4 Settle for Nothing
  • 5 Bullet in the Head
  • 6 Know Your Enemy
  • 7 Wake Up
  • 8 Fistful of Steel
  • 9 Township Rebellion
  • 10 Freedom