Dead Wrong

Album: Bears, Mayors, Scraps & Bones (2010)


  • This is the first single from Canadian hardcore rock band Cancer Bat's third album, Bears, Mayors, Scraps & Bones. The album title derives from each of the band members' personal nicknames. Vocalist Liam Cormier in the January 2nd 2010 edition of Kerrang! that it was a testimonial to the contribution of their new bassist Jaye R. Schwarzer: "It's a reference to the four of us-those are nicknames we all have. That was important because the record is definitely the four of us, and there's no way Scott, Mike and I could have made this alone. Now I can't see Cancer Bats being any other way than this line-up."
  • Vocalist Liam Cormier told Rock Sound magazine about the song: "It's about how as we get older, we get more set in our ways. It's about getting to the point in your life we're you realize that this is the way you're gonna be for the rest of your life. There's a line in the song that goes, 'If what you have is right, then I'll live dead wrong.' It's like if what you're doing is considered right and normal, I'll do the complete opposite, because I don't wanna have anything to do with what you have. For us, it's about realizing that we're probably gonna be in a band for the rest of our lives, and we're not gonna get a house and get married and have kids."


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Dave Edmunds

Dave EdmundsSongwriter Interviews

A renowned guitarist and rock revivalist, Dave took "I Hear You Knocking" to the top of the UK charts and was the first to record Elvis Costello's "Girls Talk."

Actors With Hit Songs

Actors With Hit SongsMusic Quiz

Many actors have attempted music, but only a few have managed a hit. Do you know which of these thespians charted?


LecraeSongwriter Interviews

The Christian rapper talks about where his trip to Haiti and his history of addiction fit into his songs.

Amy Grant

Amy GrantSongwriter Interviews

The top Contemporary Christian artist of all time on song inspirations and what she learned from Johnny Carson.

Songs in Famous Movie Scenes: Tarantino Edition

Songs in Famous Movie Scenes: Tarantino EditionMusic Quiz

Whether he's splitting ears or burning Nazis, Quentin Tarantino uses memorable music in his films. See if you can match the song to the scene.

We Will Rock You (To Sleep): Pop Stars Who Recorded Kids' Albums

We Will Rock You (To Sleep): Pop Stars Who Recorded Kids' AlbumsSong Writing

With the rise of Kindie rock, more musicians are embracing their inner child with tunes for tots - here, we look at pop stars who recorded kids' albums.