a different kind of tension lyrics – buzzcocks

wait here – go there
come in – stay out
be yourself – be someone else
obey the law – break the law

be ambitious – be modest
plan ahead – be spontaneous
decide for yourself – listen to others
save money – spend money

be good – be evil
be wise – be foolish
be safe – be dangerous
be satisfied – be envious
be honest – be deceitful
be faithful – be perfidious
be sane – be mad
be strong – be weak
be enigmatic – be plain
be aggressive – be peaceful
be brave – be timid
be humane – be cruel
be critical – be appreciative
be temperamental – calm
be sad – be happy
be normal – be unusual

stop – go
live – die
yes – no
rebel – submit
right – wrong
sit down – stand up
create – destroy
accept – reject
talk – silence
speed up – slow down
this way – that way
right – left
present – absent
open – closed
entrance – exit
believe – doubt

truth – lies
escape – meet
love – hate
thank you – flunk
clarify – pollute
simple – complex
nothing – something
stop – go
live – die
yes – no
rebel – submit
right – wrong
sit down – stand up
create – destroy
accept – reject
talk – silence

/ buzzcocks lyrics