Los Angeles
by X

Album: Los Angeles (1980)
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  • She had to leave...

    Los Angeles

    All her toys wore out in black and her boys had too
    She started to hate every nigger and Jew
    Every Mexican that gave her lotta shit
    Every homosexual and the idle rich
    She had to get out
    She gets confused
    Flying over the dateline her hands turn red
    Cause the days change at night change in an instant the days
    Change at night change in an instant
    She had to leave
    Los Angeles
    She found it hard to say goodbye to her own best friend
    She bought a clock on Hollywood blvd the day she left
    It felt sad she had to get out Writer/s: Charles Thompson
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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Comments: 6

  • George From Ela from Los AngelesSupposedly the song was about some suburban white girl a groupie of John Doe, who didn't get along with Alice Bag (Mexican who gave her a lot of s--t) apparently said white girl was a real drama queen. Lyrics would definitely get a Parental Warning sticker in this day of age. One of my favorite bands and as a teenager (even now) it was nice that at least Mexicans were acknowledged in a song.
  • Jim from Long Beach, CaBeing of Latin descent in Los Angeles, I can relate to this song. 1980 was a pivital year for X, I believe they introduced a lot of people to punk rock.
  • Emmet from St. Paul, MnIf Exene's lyrics aren't good enough for you, just stick to the Britney Spears.
  • Spencer from Los Angeles, CaActually, not it doesn't.
  • Spencer Bronson from Los Angeles, CaMost people I know hate this song, but some of my friends and I like it a lot...the lyrics aren't so hot, but it sort of does reflect L.A. life.
  • John from Levittown, NyExene Cervenka was also briefly married to Viggo Mortensen, Aragorn in the Lord of the Rings trilogy
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