Are we all victims of opportunity? locked outside the door back in '83 I heard the angry voice of the man inside And saw the look of fear in my mother's eyes
Go Go Go Go I don't want to know I don't want to know Mom get in the car and let's drive away She said I'm sorry Mark but there's nowhere to stay gave up all her hope and went back inside hid her broken heart and let the engine die
Go Go Go Go I don't want to know I don't want to know Why do evil men get away with it? can't you see that I am in a world of shit turn your back on hope and go back inside stop my bleeding heart and let the engine die
Writer/s: MARK ISHAM
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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Slopey from Melbourne, Australiai can relate to this song.
Drama from San Angelo, Txabout a child that has been forced to grow up too fast
AnonymousWhen i read the lyrics 2 this song...i cried my eyes out. I think "go" is about mark seeing his stepdad verbally abuse his mom and that he was 2 young 2 do anything about it.
Max from Loveland, Cothis song is pretty sad, but it doesn't seem like a sad song if you don't pay attention to the lyrics.
Tom from Derby, EnglandThis song is about marks dad/stepdad/mums boyfriend who used to beat on marks mother, but marks mum was too afraid to run away and each time would go back into the house and take more beatings, ignoring marks advice to leave. mark then looks past his own expiriences and talks about other domestic violence situations in the world and how it is sad that the men get away with doing it.
Kt from Edinburgh, Scotlandi have gone through a life of violence and abuse from my mum so i can kinda understand how mark felt, even though it was his step dad who was abusing him
Maria from Nowhere, Otherthis has always been my fav song on the album. its just so straight and theres no metephorms (hows that spelled?!). mark's brave to write about this. must mean a lot to him
Brian from Hyde Park, Nythis song makes me say go multiple times and makes me happy
Tanner from Bakersfeild, Cai know wat mark went thru, i went thru the same thing my dad thot if ur old enough to talk ur old enough to get beat, my dad was crzy and i wish no will go thru the same thing that i went thru as a 3 yr old
Jd from Ginnyia, CanadaThis song is about when Mark was a teenager his mother had remarried to a violent man.Mark being to young to help simply used his words but his mother had a broken heart and went back inside.
Elle from Uk, United StatesI can really relate to this song, coz my dad was violent towards me and my mum. Marks story is basiclly written in this song, its saying he doesnt wanna hear his dads excuses anymore, he wants to escape and start a new life. When it says "lost all hope" its saying how tough it was but now its great. I relate to blink182s music and i love them
Merr from Nova Scotia, Canadai think thats sad for mark went through , its a very good song . i understand their lyrics so muc
Katie from , Mii think this song is about mark having an abusive dad who would beat his mother, and mark wishing they could leave but his mom is saying it's not that easy, we can't because if you listen to the lyrics it says "mom let's get in the car and drive away she said i'm sorry mark, there's nowhere to stay"
Kelly from Sydney, Australiai love this song, it is about domestic violence and it has such a deep meaning
Keith from Chicago, IlI believe the song is about Mark's mom being abused by her dad. If you listen to the lyrics closely, especially at the end of the 1st verse and in the 2nd verse, you can make that out.
Alex from Portsmouth, Englandi have someone who will be painfull to lose and i hope i never do. probably wil thats how pain comes along. never leave please. i love you.
Jake from Chicago, IlThis song sounds like someone is being hurt in a sort of way. Mabey someone close to him that is painful to lose...