Macy's Day Parade

Album: Warning (2000)
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  • Today's the Macy's Day parade
    The night of the living dead is on its way
    With a credit report for duty call
    It's a lifetime guarantee
    Stuffed in a coffin ten percent more free
    Red-light special at the mausoleum

    Give me something that I need
    Satisfaction guaranteed to you
    What's the consolation prize?
    Economy sized dreams of hope

    When I was a kid I thought
    I wanted all the things that I haven't got
    Oh, I learned the hardest way
    Then I realized what it took
    To tell the difference between
    Thieves and crooks
    Lesson learned to me and you

    Give me something that I need
    Satisfaction guaranteed
    'Cause I'm thinking 'bout
    A brand new hope
    The one I've never known
    'Cause now I know
    It's all that I wanted

    What's the consolation prize?
    Economy sized dreams of hope
    Give me something that I need
    Satisfaction guaranteed
    Because I'm thinking 'bout
    A brand new hope
    The one I've never known
    And where it goes
    And I'm thinking 'bout
    The only road
    The one I've never known
    And where it goes

    And I'm thinking 'bout
    A brand new hope
    The one I've never known
    'Cause now I know
    It's all that I wanted Writer/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.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 12

  • AnonymousSomeone knows the location of this video?
  • Jake from OregonTim, how'd you associate chaos with the song?!
  • Lacey from Chicago, Ili could listen to this song for hours.
  • Blake from Redhook, Nyby the way life's been good was a song by the eagles that was written by joe walsh and i'm suprised he even remember's he wrote it i mean he admitts he doesn't remember a lot from his past anyway. but i like this song i think it's music video was exilent and it is an all around good song.
  • September Heaven from Lawton, MiSo why is there a Green Day Basher comment on here again? ne way I think it's very melodic which is great. .One of the reasons why I love Green day's songs is becuz you can listen to them at ne given time whether it be to PARTY or to just relax and be easy going. ♥☺
  • Tom from Mead County, KyI think Greenday put this song on warning just to show people that there not just punk rocker.

    I think this song is about billie stated that he wants to take a break from the media and trying to find the price for true hope in his life.
    -tom, ky
  • Erik from Willow Hill, Pait kind of sounds like he's talking about maturing and growing up to me
  • Tim from Dalton, MaThis song sounds like dying children, I rather listen to 24 straight hours of Gregorian Chants.
    You want a poetic song about the dangers of materialism, try Hotel California or Life in The Fast Lane or Life's Been Good
  • Ben from London, EnglandPart of it seems to criticise the way that the corporate world cash in on people's deaths "Its a lifetime guarantee, stuffed in a coffin 10% more free, the red light special at the mausoleum"
  • Tanya from London, United StatesThis is one of my fave green day songs
  • Ben from London, EnglandThis song is great and finishes the International Superhits album off nicely. 2nd best acoustic song by greenday behind Good Riddance IMO
  • Erik from Willow Hill, Pathis is a great song. it's lyrics are so poetic and nothing is flawless. i never saw the video.
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