This song is about young people standing up for themselves against the powers that be.
Suggestion credit: Sam - Gold Coast, Australia
This was one of the songs that launched The Living End to stardom. It was released with another song called "Second Solution" on a double single. This single (which originally had only 500 copies printed in the first run, and they only expected to sell this many) ended up being the highest selling Australian rock single of the decade. The album The Living End also ended up being the highest selling rock debut album in Australian history, five times platinum; and charted #1.
Ex-Drummer Travis Demsey is actually named "Travis Dempsey" - he had the "P" dropped from his name on the credits of most singles and albums, but he never gave a reason.
Suggestion credit: Raymond - Sydney, Australia, for above 2
The TV show Cheers was nearly canceled after its first season, but the theme song, "Where Everybody Knows Your Name," was very popular. To satisfy viewer demand, the theme was made into a full song and released as a single.