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    Don says:
    This song has become for misanthropes what “Wind Beneath My Wings” is for saps.



Hey, I got a secret
Nobody knows it
Come closer
Let me whisper in your ear:
I hate people

Hey, what did you say?
You got a secret?
Nobody knows it
You’re gonna tell me
What you’ve wanted me to hear:
“I hate people”

Hey, so we agree about that
Does that mean we’re in love?
Were we meant to be?
I can’t wait til I get home
I hate people


from A Layman’s Guide to The Shut​-​Ups, released June 15, 2012
originally appears on the album “Imaginary Dancer”
(c) 2008 Down Syndrome Superhero Music, ASCAP

Don Condescending: keyboards, lead vocal
Ben Spraker: guitar, backing vocal
Thaddeus Thompson: bass, backing vocal
Shadraq Meeshaq: more guitar, backing vocal
Billy bin Laden: drums, backing vocal

Produced by Christopher Snell and Jason NeSmith at Bel Air Studio, Athens GA



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The Shut-Ups Atlanta, Georgia

We're a five-piece new-wave power-pop band from Atlanta and Athens, GA and practice daily at 6AM. We do more before 8AM than most bands do all week.

We're not about Pleasure or Fun. You may enjoy listening to us. You may not. You may pretend to enjoy us because others you respect seem to. They may be pretending, too. In which case you may want to consider what else they're pretending about.
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