New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

I
never thought I'd die alone I
laughed the loudest who'd have known I
traced the cord back to the wall No
wonder it was never plugged in at all I
took my time I, hurried up The
choice was mine I, didn't think enough I'm
too depressed to, go on You'll
be sorry when I'm gone I

never conquered rarely, came 16
just held such better days Days
when I still felt alive We
couldn't wait to get outside The
world was wide too, late to try The
tour was over we'd survived I
couldn't wait till I got home To
pass the time in my room alone I

never thought I'd die alone Another
six months I'll be unknown Give
all my things to all my friends You'll
never step foot in my room again You'll
close it off board, it up Remember
the time that I spilled the cup Of
apple juice in the hall Please
tell mom this is not her fault I

never conquered rarely, came 16
just held such better days Days
when I still felt alive We
couldn't wait to get outside The
world was wide too, late to try The
tour was over but we'd survived I
couldn't wait till I got home To
pass the time in my room alone I

never conquered rarely, came Tomorrow
holds such better days Days
when I could still feel alive When
I can't wait to get outside The
world is wide the, time goes by The
tour is over I survived And
I can't wait till I get home To
pass the time in my room alone



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/b/blink_182/adams_song.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeaningsPost my meaning

  • nocemisions
    +5
    nocemisionsSep 5, 2008 at 9:35 pm
    This song is very sad. I think it is in reflection to teenage suicide. This kid, 16 years old, just wants to stand out and be noticed. Nobody seems to care and he is wishing for his moment. He sits in his room depressed and hoping that someone out there cares. But, no one does. All that people remember him for is the stupid mistakes he has made. So as a result of feeling unloved and unnoticed by his peers, he commits suicide. And, in the suicide letter he tells what should be done with his stuff and to stress to his mother that its wasn't her fault, but his for not being able to cope. So sitting alone in his room is when he commits suicide.
  • b
    +3
    batmaniseverythingMay 19, 2008 at 7:51 pm
    ow..
    poor kid.
    in my oppinion, i think it means a kid who killed himself at the age of 16 and he talks about how he can't take it anymore, no one really noticed him in the first place. Why would they care now?
  • ConverseSteff
    +2
    ConverseSteffSep 9, 2008 at 6:41 pm
    awww nocemisions thts so kinda true and great ii really luv this song its so meaningfull i cant relate to it in that way but i still think its awesome XD
  • j
    +2
    jadexJun 22, 2008 at 8:51 pm
    it kind of seems like it is about this kid who is like really depressed on life or miss treated or something and he is talking about weather he should run away or kill himself of something like that...and he thinks about all of the good memories and times and how people would miss him and not even want to talk about him...then he decides to not do it and just wait out the time in his room alone i think thats whats means of something similar of that
  • U
    +1
    UnregisteredJun 25, 2012 at 2:31 am
    This song is really about mark being depressed & not having anyone to come home to after their tour was over. He was depressed but got through it. The name adam was just random. This song brought attention when a kid had killed himself with this song set on repeat. It has nothing to do with suicide as mark said it is an anti suicide song

    Write about your feelings and thoughts

    Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
    U
    Unregistered
    Min 50 words
    Not bad
    Good
    Awesome!
    Explain

    Write an explanation

    Your explanation
    Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
    10 words
    Good
    Cool
    Awesome!
    Explanation guidelines:
    • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
    • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
    • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
    Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
    ×