Shock to the System

Billy Idol

About Shock to the System

"Shock to the System" is a single by Billy Idol, released to promote his 1993 album Cyberpunk.


Year:
1998
3:33
26 
#1

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Whoa yeah
It was a night, L.A., burning bright
Oh what a night
Say yeah,come on
It makes my world stand still
Ah riot, rape, race and revolution, ah yeah
Here come the fire, and my world burns still
You say yeah

Well, you can rock this land baby you

[Chorus]
Like a shock to the system
I feel good, well alright
Like a shock to the system

Say yeah, ain't it irie

It was a night
Hell of a night, L.A., it really was
Oh what a riot
I said yeah, come on
It makes my life feel real
Fear police and civil corruption oh yeah
Is there a man who would be king
And the world stood still
Ah yeah loud

You can rock this land baby
Yeah

[Chorus]

I said yeah, come on baby
Shock to the system
Feel good, well alright
Like a shock, shock to the system
I say yeah, I say yeah, I say yeah
Come on baby

Yeah, well you can rock this land baby 

[Chorus]

I say yeah 
Ain't it irie

Shock to the system
It feel good, well alright
Like a shock to the system
I say yeah
I say yeah
I say yeah, come on baby

Shock to the, shock to the 
Shock to the system
Loud I gotta
Shock to the, shock to the 
Shock to the system
Yeah I gotta
Shock to the, shock to the 
Shock to the system
Yeah I gotta
Shock to the, shock to the 
Shock to the system
You could be king
Or I could be king
Yeah well
You could be king
Or I could be king
Well I gotta
You could be king
Say it louder
The world still burns
You could be king
I could be king
Yeah well
You could be king
Say it louder
I could be king
You could be king
Say it louder
The world still burns

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Billy Idol

William Michael Albert Broad (born 30 November 1955), better known by his stage name Billy Idol, is an English rock musician. A member of the Bromley Contingent of Sex Pistols fans, Idol first achieved fame in the punk rock era as a member of the band Generation X. He then embarked on a successful solo career, and was a member of the MTV-driven "Second British Invasion" of the United States. A series of music videos for songs such as "White Wedding", "Rebel Yell" and "Eyes Without a Face" made him one of the first MTV stars. Idol continues to tour with guitarist Steve Stevens. more »

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