Rock Star

Album: Songs from an American Movie, Vol. 2 (2000)

Songfacts®:

  • In the liner notes of Everclear's Ten Years Gone greatest hits CD, lead singer Art Alexakis wrote: "I had met so many dorks that thought this was the way I lived, so being the smart ass that I am, I tried to write a song from that perspective. Little did I know that people were going to think that I was being autobiographical (and little did I want to admit that some of it was)." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bert - Pueblo, NM
  • Art Alexakis performed this song on the Nickelodeon TV show Ned's Declassified, where he appeared as a music teacher and played it for a kid who didn't think music class was cool. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Nathan - Sherwood, OR

Comments: 2

  • Alec Thorp from Yorktown Heights, NyThat kid happens to be the show's titular character Ned Bigby.
  • King from Starkville, MsArt Alexakis and company perform part of this song on an episode of Nickelodeon's "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide".
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