The Party Song

Album: Enema Of The State (1999)
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  • (Here we go motherfuckers)
    Do you want to come to a party
    My friends picked me up in their truck at 11:30
    This things at a frat house but the people are cool there
    Reluctant I followed but I never dreamed there
    Would be someone there who would catch my attention
    I wasn't out searching for love or affection
    So I paid my 3 and the girls got in free
    Shine the beer for tequila and we headed into the party

    And then in the backyard some terrible ska band
    Someone in the background was doing a keg stand
    This place is so lame all these girls look the same
    All these guys have no game I wish I would have stayed
    In my bed back at home watching TV alone
    Where I'd put on some porn or have sex on the phone
    Far from people I hate down from anywhere state
    Trying to intoxicate girls to give them head after the party

    And then I saw her standing there
    With green eyes and long blond hair
    She wasn't wearing underwear at least I prayed that
    She might be the one maybe we'd have some fun
    Maybe we'd watch the sun rise
    But that night I learned some girls try too hard

    Some girls try too hard
    Some girls try too hard to impress
    With the way that they dress
    With those things on their chests
    And the things they suggest to me

    I couldn't believe what this lady was saying
    The names she was dropping the games she was playing
    She dated this guy who now rides for Black Fly's
    How she's down with the Iwise well constructed disguise
    Now I'd rather go dateless than stay here and hate this
    Her volume of makeup her fake tits were tasteless
    So I said I'd call her but never would bother
    Until I got turned down by another girl at a party

    So when you see her standing there
    With green eyes and long blonde hair
    She won't be wearing underwear and you'll discover
    This girl's not the one and she'll never be fun
    You should just turn and run because you'll find out that
    Some girls try too hard

    Some girls try too hard
    Some girls try too hard to impress
    With the way that they dress
    With those things on their chest
    And the things they suggest to me

    Some girls try too hard
    Some girls try too hard Writer/s: MARK HOPPUS, TOM DELONGE, TRAVIS BARKER
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Dj from Hope, NjOne of my favorite things about this song, and I'll admit right up front that it is in a vein of humor more appropriately suited to what one would expect from a 6th grade boy, but the fact that the band got a song played on main-stream commercial radio stations when the chorus to the song is, "vagina, vagina, vagina" is pretty funny...in a junior high school sort of way.

    I don't think guys ever lose their juvenile sense-of-humor, which is probably the reason women don't understand why so many guys still find The Three Stooges so funny.
  • Dj from Hope, NjI have to disagree a bit with Gabe's Songfacts post. It seems to me to be about a guy who goes to what is supposed to be a fun party looking to have a good time and if he's lucky, get laid. (the line, "maybe we'll watch the sun rise" meaning to spend the night and have sex with her)

    He meets a girl who is obviously really hot but after a few minutes with her he realizes she is so vain and shallow that he is more than willing to pass up the chance to have casual, hookup-type sex with her and would rather go home alone
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