Album: Dude Ranch (1997)
  • It's alright to tell me what you think about me
    I won't try to argue or hold it against you
    I know that you're leaving, you must have your reasons
    The season is calling, your pictures are falling down

    The steps that I retrace, the sad look on your face
    The timing and structure did you hear he fucked her?
    A day late a buck short I'm writing the report
    On losing and failing when I move I'm flailing now

    And it's happened once again
    I'll turn to a friend
    Someone that understands
    Sees through the master plan

    But everybody's gone
    And I've been here for too long
    To face this on my own, well I guess this is growing up
    Well I guess this is growing up

    And maybe I'll see you at a movie sneak preview
    You'll show up and walk by on the arm of that guy
    And I'll smile and you'll wave, we'll pretend it's okay
    The charade, it won't last, when he's gone I won't come back

    And it'll happen once again
    You'll turn to a friend
    Someone that understands
    And sees through the master plan

    But everybody's gone
    And you've been there for too long
    To face this on your own, well I guess this is growing up

    Well, I guess this is growing up
    Well, I guess this is growing up
    Well, I guess this is growing up
    Well, I guess this is growing up
    Well, I guess this is growing upWriter/s: Tom Delonge, Mark Hoppus, Scott Raynor
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Songtrust Ave, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., ST MUSIC LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 11

  • Kayla from Ione, CaI love this song. Its about breaking up, and how its all apart of growing up. But idk, when they said "a day late" i thought the girl had missed her period, and was prego, but they broke up anyways and stuff like that idk
  • Kathy from Mission, TxBlink is the best band in the world 4 me at least love ther music this is one of my Fav's song's oh and also Miss You..... this is one of my favorit band's on the planet
  • Jim from Ralston, Nesong connects me to my last relationship pretty well. my band covers it at shows.
  • Noah from Madison, WiOften, when they played this song live he'd burst into a random Hip-Hop song during the interlude. I've seen Ice Ice Baby in the video for warped tour '96
  • Matt from Wilmington, OhThis song is great it pretty much sums up most highschool relationships!!!!! timless riffs and lyrics my favorite for ever
  • Catherine from Sydney, AustraliaI was 12 or 13 when I first heard this song, loved it off the bat just for the sound, as i got older this song stayed with me, and the lyrics and meaning changed with me. at one point it was mine and an old boyfriends song which I hated because I knew I would think of him when I heard it, when we broke up it was like that but now it back to my growing song.
  • Spencer from Mcbride, Canadamark sounds so young...
  • Tom from Derby, Englandok firstly, to quote Brian "The song concerns a fictional breakup between Mark and his girlfriend", it was actually written about marks ex girlfriend, and was pretty much none fictional, and tom states this in an interview i have seen, which i think was on the urethra chronicles, but i am not entirely sure
  • Nic from Sydney, Australiai love this song it rox...but then all blink songs do!!!
  • Bryant from Salina, KsVery awesome song, and very easy to relate to... Blink is amazing
  • Brian from Hyde Park, Nybest blink 182 song ever
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