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

Hey, Gloria, are you standing close to the edge?
Look out to the setting sun,
The brink of your vision.

Eternal youth is a landscape of a lie.
The cracks of my skin can prove,
As the years will testify.

Say your prayers and light a fire. 
We're gonna start a war. 
Your slogan's a gun for hire. 
It's what we've waited for.

Hey, Gloria, this is why we're on the edge. 
The fight of our lives been drawn to this undying love.

Gloria, viva la Gloria.
You blast your name in graffiti on the walls.
Falling through broken glass that's slashing through your spirit.
I can hear it like a jilted crowd.

Gloria, where are you Gloria?
You found a home in all your scars and ammunition. 
You made your bed in salad days amongst the ruins. 
Ashes to ashes of our youth.

She smashed her knuckles into winter. (Gloria.)
As autumn's wind fades into black. 
She is the saint of all the sinners, (Gloria.)
The one that's fallen through the cracks. 
So don't put a way your burning light.

Gloria, where are you Gloria?
Don't lose your faith to your lost naivetй.
Weather the storm and don't look back on last November,
When your banners were burning down.

Gloria, viva la Gloria.
Send me your amnesty down to the brokenhearted.
Bring us the season that we always will remember.
Don't let the bonfires go out.

So, Gloria, send out your message of
The light that shadows in the night.
Gloria, where's your undying love?
Tell me the story of your life,
Your life.



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/g/green_day/viva_la_gloria.html

Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      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
      20 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.
      ×