Nice Guys Finish Last

Songfacts®:

  • This song explains how the hard-working, helpful types will lose out to the arrogant jerks of the world.
  • The video takes place on a football field with the band playing on a stage in the middle. Billie Joe Armstrong played football in high school. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Donovan Berry - El Dorado, AR, for above 2
  • This song plays at the beginning of the movie Varsity Blues when the kids are driving to the football game. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bertrand - Paris, France

Comments: 6

  • Hayes from Newark, OhI believe this song is about how being a "Yes Man" can get you screwed over so much in life. pouring your trust into others, and it gets broken! but instead of resenting them, you give them countless second chances, plus as a "Yes MAn" you can't really say no, and so you get peer pressured into everything, getting you into a lot of trouble. I am a "Yes Man" and this is what sent my life spiraling into suicidal depression! my best friend was after my girl friend, and so, i wanted them both happy, even if it was at my own expense. So i left her, hooked her up with him. i missed her so much i attempted to take my own life.

    all in all this is a good song, that i completely agree with.
  • Frank from Toronto, Onya i know how you feel phil, karma just aint on my side
  • Phil from Guernsey, United Kingdomi'm a nice guy, guess where i finish? i'll give u a clue it ain't 1st!
  • Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnCool song, didn't get much radio play.
  • Kyle from Cardiff, WalesHow true is this song!
    Screw you you dam arrogant joblkess drug addicted pieces of crap!
  • Ryan from Mobile, Al"Nice Guys Finish Last" is also a sexual inuendo.
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