Doornails
by NOFX

Album: Wolves In Wolves' Clothing (2006)
  • These two shots are for Derrick
    For rifle, not the handgun
    For coffee and cigarettes
    Give it back

    You know, suicide isn't painless
    When you leave everyone in pain
    Two shots will never go down the same

    This beating's for Jimmy
    For ultimate devotion
    For your mind of my own
    Bring out your dead

    Sedated, flagellated
    You were the one most loved and hated
    Thanks for all that carpet and your songs

    Oh, this patron's for Jason
    And this lager's for Andy
    And these doses are for bomber
    And this fix is for Bradley
    This ritalin's for Lumpy
    And this speedball's for friday
    This nitrous hit is for Lynn and best friend Dobbs

    This bowl is for my mom
    For drinking more than I did
    For posting bail for me in New York

    And in Hollywood that first time
    And that joint we smoked was the worst time
    'Cause doing drugs with parents is just wrong

    Oh, this patron's for Jason
    And this lager's for Andy
    And these doses are for bomber
    And this fix is for Bradley
    This song is for winning losers
    It's for lucky substance abusers
    The ones who left their black marks on us all Writer/s: MICHAEL BURKETT
    Publisher: Wixen Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • J from Orange, CaMany people think that Jason Thirsk of Pennywise was the one referenced in the song when in fact they were referencing Jason Sears of RKL.

    Jason Sears died due to complications while undergoing a detox treatment involving ibogaine in Tijuana, Mexico. Hence why they state "This Patrón's for Jason".
  • Deon from Moss Vale, Australiathe song has references to heaps of different people who died through substance abuse like jason thirsk from pennywise, bomber who was a member of rkl and lynn straight of snot...i think thats the whole point of the song...this song is for winning losers, its for unlucky substance abusers...also
  • Rusty from The Park, Cathe second verse, is about Jim Cherry who was in the bands Strung Out, Pulley, and Zero Down. Jim died on July 7 2002, from heart failure believed to be cause by a drug overdose. He wrote the songs "Ultamite Devotion", "Mind of my Own", & "Bring Out Your Dead" which are menchioned in the song Doornails. Jims dad owns a carpet store in Simi Valley, Ca wich would always give free carpet or give discounts to punk bands to use in their homes, practice studios, vans, ect...
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