Hate Everyone

Album: Say Anything (2009)

Songfacts®:

  • This was the first single to be taken from LA-based, pop-punk outfit Say Anything's self-titled fourth album.
  • Front man Max Bemis blogged on MySpace some details about the album: "The running theme of the record is finding the mental superhero within yourself despite having seen some dark times. After all of the stuff you've heard me sing and write about that overtook me for the better part of a decade, I finally found a way to fight back, and this is the story of how."
  • Frontman Max Benis explained this song and its context with the album to Alternative Press: "The entire album is a narrative and each song tells a different part of a certain story: the result of recognizing what is wrong with the world. It's a feeling of anger, and when you experience this anger, it surfaces at first as this irrational stupid hatred of everyone and everything. This song is about that emotion. That's why it's kind of tongue-in-cheek. I wrote this song going through that exact period myself and I was kind of waking up about how I was living my life in a negative way. I started to see the bigger picture a bit more, and it was very depressing and it affected me greatly. I felt like I hated everyone this one particular morning when I wrote the song, and I started to work my way past it. I believe it's an important stage in human evolution for each person to have this feeling and work through it."

Comments: 1

  • Kayla from El Paso, Txi love this song i love this band this song is so true because i hate everyone too this song is the best!
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