Misery

  • Virginia was a "lot lizard" from F.L.A.
    She had a compound fracture in the "trunk"
    It started when she ran away
    Thumbs out on the interstate
    She hitched a ride to misery

    "Mr. Whirly" had a catastrophic incident
    He fell into a city by the bay
    He liquidated his estate
    Now he sleeps upon the Height
    Panhandling misery

    He's gonna get high high high
    When he's low low low
    The fire burns from better days
    And she screams why oh why
    I said I don't know
    The catastrophic hymns from yesterday
    Of misery

    Vinnie was a hustler out of Amsterdam
    He ran the drug cartel in "Tinseltown"
    They found him in a Cadillac
    Bludgeoned with a baseball bat in the name
    Of misery

    Gina hit the road to new york city
    Mysteriously the night Vinnie croaked
    She stopped in Vegas to elope
    With Virgina and the dope
    And kissed the bride eternally

    They're gonna get high high high
    When they're low low low
    The fire burns from better days
    And she screams why oh why
    I said I don't know
    The catastrophic hymns from yesterday
    Of misery

    Hell hounds on your trail now once again, boy
    Its groping on your leg until it sleeps
    The emptiness will fill your soul with sorrow
    Because its not what you make, its what you leave

    And we're gonna get high high high
    When we're low low low
    The fire burns from better days
    And she screams why oh why
    I said I don't know
    The catastrophic hymns from yesterday
    Of misery Writer/s: BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG, TRE COOL, MIKE DIRNT
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Ily from Wellington, New ZealandThis song is so awesome! It reminds me of somekind of russian folk song and then near the end almost mexican. Fantastic contrast of instruments!
  • Kat from Chicago, IlOh man, this is the only Green Day song which I really love, and it seems hardly anyone else here agrees with me. I can't believe how few comments this one has. The song is so pretty and sad and the instruments are played marvelously.
  • Thomas from Chicago, Il"Misery" reminds me of the beginning "Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar)" by The Doors.
  • Mathew from Perth, Australiagreat song. love the different instrument used in it. deffinately in my top 10 favourites songs
  • Tom from Mead County, KyMisery is so awsome because of all the different types of instruments that are being played in the song. The solo with the two types of guitar and the countless of different instruments in the backround. This song is about a group of people having there share of drugs and misery.
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