Dance Floor Anthem (I Don't Wanna Be in Love)

Album: Good Morning Revival (2007)
Charted: 25
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Songfacts®:

  • This song is about a guy who just ended a relationship and is trying to comfort himself by saying that he doesn't need love to be happy. When the band appeared on MTV's Total Request Live, Joel Madden said it was based on one of his relationships. Madden dated Hilary Duff for about 2 1/2 years starting in 2004. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Ryan - Ottawa, Canada

Comments: 13

  • Johnny from Dallas, TxI apologize if this may offend anyone, but it seems like he's making it sound like it's easy to forget about someone. This song may make some good points, but it kind of bothers me a little bit what he's saying.
  • Nick from Landisburg, PaNikki's got this one down.
  • Nikki from Kokomo, InHonestly, I believe that this song is about two different relationships. The first is about how this guy is playing her and saying that he doesnt need her, but when she goes out with her friends to have a fun time, he "trips" and refuses to face the fact that she is done with him. The second is about how a guy gives his girl everything she could ever ask for, but she didnt feel like he was giving her his all, so he is broken hearted and depressed. Durring the chorus and the bridge I believe that its their friends ((Or someone close to them)) telling them that they dont need the people they are worrying about to be happy. And they dont have to be in love to be themselves.
  • Trina from Nyc, NyPersonally, I feel this song is about two relationships, with two girls (I like to think that they're sisters): the first verse and the second verse.

    The first verse, 'she's going out to forget they were together' etc. is about a girl who was in an abusive relationship, and once she got out of it, became a slut who was looking for self-esteem, and when her previous boyfriend gets high ('he calls her up/he's TRIPPING on the phone now') he calls her and tried to get back with her, but 'she don't care.'

    The second verse, 'he was always giving her attention' etc. is about a girl who has a great boyfriend who she ignores and doesn't appreciate, while a bunch of other boys are way jealous of him anyway because she's so pretty and stuff ('by most suckas hated'). Finally he gets sick of it and breaks up with her, and 'she calls him up' to find that it's too late.

    The chorus and next verses tell the girls what to do: give it up, forget their old relationships, try to recover, and go on with their lives, start dating more people, maybe break up with a couple more guys.
  • Brittany from Townsville, AustraliaI dont really listen to this song much but when it was in the charts I LOVED IT coz it was in the charts for a while.
  • Rebecca from Plant City, FlLOVE THIS SONG
    it comforts when heart is mending
  • Bethanii from Okc, Okthis song is really meaningful to a lot of people. since there are so many relationships that one of the people puts so much into it. and the other person just doesnt even care. it makes the breakup worse.
  • Ruby from Brownsville, Txi love this song this really helped me get over a guy that just wasnt for me :)peace/brownsville texas
  • Briana from Greensboro , NcHe tries to do everything for this girl but she goes and backstabs him.
  • Rat42 from Cleveland, Ali dont see why there arnt more comments on this song. i love this song!!!! it rocks. good charlotte hasnt made a song yet that i havent liked.
  • Evie from Sweet Valley, PaActually, it's fueled by Benji's breakup, not Joel's, contrary to popular beliefs.
  • Kayla from Hiram, Gasorry for that last comment i didnt read the comment guidelines first. that is my bad and i am very sorry. please except it.
  • Kayla from Hiram, GaFOR ONE THING FALLOUT BOY ARNT SELLOUTS. HOW THE HELL ARE THEY SELL OUTS. I LOVE THEM. I DONT UNDERSTAIND WHAT THE HELL YOUR TALKING ABOUT. now good charlotte i like this song becuse it gives you a little facts about how he felt about him and hillarys relationship and that is a good thing. i watch an interview about how both of their cds are about their past relationships and their ups and downs. i like how they do that. PEACE.
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