J.A.R. (Jason Andrew Relva)

Album: International Superhits (1995)
Charted: 22
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  • My friend drove off the other day
    And now he's gone and all they say
    Is you gotta live 'cause life goes on
    But now I see I'm mortal too
    I can't live my life like you
    Gotta live it up while life goes on

    And I think it's alright
    That I do what I like 'cause that's the way I wanna live
    And so I give
    And I'm still giving

    And now I wonder about my friend
    If he gave all he could give
    'Cause he lived his life like I live mine
    If you could see inside my head
    Then you'd start to understand
    The things I value in my heart

    And I think it's alright
    That I do what I like 'cause that's the way I wanna live
    And so I give
    And I'm still giving

    You know that
    I know that
    You're watching me

    And I think it's alright
    That I do what I like 'cause that's the way I wanna live
    And so I give
    And I'm still giving

    Gotta make a plan
    Gotta do what's right
    Can't run around in circles
    If you want to build a life
    But I don't want to make a plan
    For a day far away
    While I'm young and while I'm able
    All I wanna do isWriter/s: BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG, FRANK E., III WRIGHT, FRANK EDWIN WRIGHT III, MICHAEL PRITCHARD, MIKE DIRNT, MIKE RYAN PRITCHARD, TRE COOL
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 2

  • Joanna from London, United KingdomI think this is a good song,it has a good bassline! Also its cool that its not sad because its showing how to look positively at life even if there is something really bad happening like a friend dying. It expresses how Mike Dirnt has decided to do what he wants in life because it could end at any time. "i think its alrite that i do what i like coz thats the way i wanna live" shows how he wants to live life his way and not let anyone else stop him from doing what he believes.
  • Michelle from Brook Park, MnI like this song, but you would think if it were about Mike Dirnt's friend dying in a car accindent..that it would be more sad..
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