17 Crimes
by AFI

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Songfacts®:

  • The second single from the California rock band's ninth studio album, this track is about the reckless, carefree freedom of living and loving at 17. AFI singlehandedly wrote this song in 15 minutes. Their guitarist Jade Puget came in with the verse riff and singer Davey Havok wrote lyrics and demoed it out. >>
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    Charlie - Houston, TX
  • This peaked at #49 on the rock chart and #25 on the Alternative Songs chart in the US.
  • Matt Stawski directed the music video, which finds a group of teens wreaking havoc in a house that's under construction.

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