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Do you have the time,
To listen to me whine.
About nothing and everything,
All at once.
I am one of those,
Melodramatic fools.
Neurotic to the bone,
No doubt about it.

Sometimes I give myself the creeps,
Sometimes my mind plays tricks on me.
It all keeps adding up,
I think I'm cracking up.
Am I just paranoid?
Or am I just disturbed.

I went to a shrink,
To analyze my dreams.
She says it's lack of sex,
That's bringing me down.
I went to a whore,
He said my life's a bore.
So quit my whining cause,
It's bringing her down.

Sometimes I give myself the creeps,
Sometimes my mind plays tricks on me.
It all keeps adding up,
I think I'm cracking up.
Am I just paranoid?
Or am I stoned?

Grasping to control,
So I better hold on.

Sometimes I give myself the creeps,
Sometimes my mind plays tricks on me.
It all keeps adding up,
I think I'm cracking up.
Am I just paranoid?
Or am I stoned?



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  • i
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    ilovemtrenchSep 5, 2009 at 2:51 am
    ohh sheeit ! , i still listen too this song , eveen tho it is like soo old !
    i looved theem , weeell i still do ! , sooo catchaay !
    >>> billiee joee armstroong , doees nooot look 37 !
    - _ - _ - hees hoot for an old maan !
  • Mrs_Schechter
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    Mrs_SchechterJun 9, 2008 at 10:38 am
    Random Fact Time: The Music Video For Basket Case Was Filmed In Black And White; The color Was Added Later On =D
  • m
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    MandaPanda22Feb 5, 2010 at 1:32 am
    It was really sad to see Tre Cool in a wheelchair. I hope that never happens. It was sad to see the whole bunch of 'em in a mental hospital... :(
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    greendayluverMay 28, 2009 at 2:39 pm
    Self explanatory, this song is about someone who is paranoid. Billie Joe suffers from panic disorder too, so that has some contribution to the song. "The only way I knew how to deal with it was to write a song about it." - Billie Joe
  • crystahmoore
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    crystahmooreNov 15, 2008 at 7:29 am
    I am one of those,
    Melodramatic fools.
    Neurotic to the bone,
    No doubt about it.

    >>>i guess these lines fit my personality.. that's why i really love this song.. coz i can really relate to it..:D

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