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Wake up, the house is on fire
And the cat's caught in the dryer
Philosophy's a liar
When your home is your headstone

'Icon' is the last chance for hope
When there's no such thing as heroes
Your faith lies in the ditch
That you dug yourself in

Last chance to piss it all away
Nothing but hell to pay
When the lights are going down

Oh, Deadbeat Holiday, celebrate your own decay
There's a vacant sign that's hanging high
On a noose over your home

Oh, Deadbeat Holiday, get on your knees and pray
There's a vacant sign that's hanging high
But at least you're not alone

Christmas lights in the middle of August
Grudges come back to haunt us
Your oldest allies are your long lost enemies

Grounded in a duplex to find that
You're living on a land mine
Vacation hot spots is a cemetery drive

Last chance to piss it all away
Nothing but hell to pay
When the lights are going down

Oh, Deadbeat Holiday, celebrate your own decay
There's a vacant sign that's hanging high
On a noose over your home

Oh, Deadbeat Holiday, get on your knees and pray
There's a vacant sign that's hanging high
But at least you're not alone

Holiday
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Last chance to piss it all away
Nothing but hell to pay
When all you wanna do
Not to give up

Oh, Deadbeat Holiday, celebrate your own decay
There's a vacant sign that's hanging high
On a noose over your home

Oh, Deadbeat Holiday, get on your knees and pray
There's a vacant sign that's hanging high
But at least you're not alone

Oh, Deadbeat Holiday, celebrate your own decay
There's a vacant sign that's hanging high
But at least you're not alone

Holiday



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    bitchesgetstichesSep 15, 2010 at 3:53 pm
    This is one of my favorite Green Day songs, I'm not too sure what it's about. But if i had to make a wild guess I'd say it's probably based in Billie's step-father and when a holiday would come around he made it miserable for Billie, but that's just a guess. I'm honestly not really sure though.

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