Go

Album: blink-182 (2003)

Songfacts®:

  • Mark Hoppus: "Go is a really straight song and is one of my favorite tracks. It deals about domestic violence and it's a really powerful song. The tempo, the aggressive guitars make it a real simple song, that you can listen to in a car, it is surely a good tune." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Tim - Pittsburgh, PA

Comments: 17

  • Slopey from Melbourne, Australiai can relate to this song.
  • Drama from San Angelo, Txabout a child that has been forced to grow up too fast
  • AnonymousWhen i read the lyrics 2 this song...i cried my eyes out. I think "go" is about mark seeing his stepdad verbally abuse his mom and that he was 2 young 2 do anything about it.
  • Max from Loveland, Cothis song is pretty sad, but it doesn't seem like a sad song if you don't pay attention to the lyrics.
  • Tom from Derby, EnglandThis song is about marks dad/stepdad/mums boyfriend who used to beat on marks mother, but marks mum was too afraid to run away and each time would go back into the house and take more beatings, ignoring marks advice to leave. mark then looks past his own expiriences and talks about other domestic violence situations in the world and how it is sad that the men get away with doing it.
  • Kt from Edinburgh, Scotlandi have gone through a life of violence and abuse from my mum so i can kinda understand how mark felt, even though it was his step dad who was abusing him
  • Maria from Nowhere, Otherthis has always been my fav song on the album. its just so straight and theres no metephorms (hows that spelled?!). mark's brave to write about this. must mean a lot to him
  • Brian from Hyde Park, Nythis song makes me say go multiple times and makes me happy
  • Tanner from Bakersfeild, Cai know wat mark went thru, i went thru the same thing my dad thot if ur old enough to talk ur old enough to get beat, my dad was crzy and i wish no will go thru the same thing that i went thru as a 3 yr old
  • Jd from Ginnyia, CanadaThis song is about when Mark was a teenager his mother had remarried to a violent man.Mark being to young to help simply used his words but his mother had a broken heart and went back inside.
  • Elle from Uk, United StatesI can really relate to this song, coz my dad was violent towards me and my mum. Marks story is basiclly written in this song, its saying he doesnt wanna hear his dads excuses anymore, he wants to escape and start a new life. When it says "lost all hope" its saying how tough it was but now its great. I relate to blink182s music and i love them
  • Merr from Nova Scotia, Canadai think thats sad for mark went through , its a very good song . i understand their lyrics so muc
  • Katie from , Mii think this song is about mark having an abusive dad who would beat his mother, and mark wishing they could leave but his mom is saying it's not that easy, we can't because if you listen to the lyrics it says "mom let's get in the car and drive away she said i'm sorry mark, there's nowhere to stay"
  • Kelly from Sydney, Australiai love this song, it is about domestic violence and it has such a deep meaning
  • Keith from Chicago, IlI believe the song is about Mark's mom being abused by her dad. If you listen to the lyrics closely, especially at the end of the 1st verse and in the 2nd verse, you can make that out.
  • Alex from Portsmouth, Englandi have someone who will be painfull to lose and i hope i never do. probably wil thats how pain comes along. never leave please. i love you.
  • Jake from Chicago, IlThis song sounds like someone is being hurt in a sort of way. Mabey someone close to him that is painful to lose...
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