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Green Day – St. Jimmy lyrics

St. Jimmy's comin' down across the alleyway
Up on the boulevard like a zip gun on parade
Lights of a silhouette
He's insubordinate
Coming at you on the count of 1, 2 (1, 2, 3, 4)!

My name is Jimmy and you better not wear it out
Suicide commando that your momma talked about
King of the forty thieves I'm here to represent
That needle in the vein of the establishment

I'm the patron saint of the denial
With an angel face and a taste for suicidal

Cigarettes and ramen and a little bag of dope
I am the son of a bitch and Edgar Allan Poe
Raised in the city in a halo of lights
Product of war and fear that we've been victimized

I'm the patron saint of the denial
With an angel face and a taste for suicidal

Are you talking to me?

I'll give you something to cry about.

St. Jimmy!

My name is St. Jimmy, I'm a son of a gun
I'm the one that's from the way outside (St. Jimmy)
I'm a teenage assassin executing some fun
In the cult of the life of crime (St. Jimmy)

I really hate to say it but I told you so
So shut your mouth before I shoot you down ol' boy (St. Jimmy)
Welcome to the club and give me some blood
I'm the resident leader of the lost and found (St. Jimmy)

It's comedy and tragedy
It's St. Jimmy
And that's my name... and don't wear it out!



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    Green Day has been my favorite band since my brother first introduced me to them eight years ago, and I've never given him his cd's back.
    St. Jimmy is about when Jesus of Suburbia finally leaves home, he meets Jimmy. Or maybe Jimmy is a figment of his imagination, an alter ego. So he starts listening to this Jimmy guy, and likes how care free the guy is, how nothing you do is wrong. The first part of the story is American Idiot, then Jesus of Suburbia, then Holiday, Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Are We the Waiting, then Saint Jimmy. It continues on to the end of the cd.
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