Nitro

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  • This song is about living each day like it's your last and making the most of it while you still can. "Nitro" refers to nitrous oxide, which is often used in drag racing and street racing to to boost the power of the engine for a short period of time. The outro of the song sounds similar to the siren of an ambulance, perhaps indicating a fatal crash. >>
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    Pete - Tibshelf, United Kingdom
  • Nitro is also the name of the independent record label founded by The Offspring's frontman Dexter Holland and bassist Greg Kriesel in 1994, which signed punk rock acts like AFI, The Damned, TSOL, and The Vandals.

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