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

Derision ain't so bad, it makes me glad I'm tougher
For failing all that I have...
Take the map and tear it up
We'll find our way anyway.
We'd never gotten this far if we'd followed the road.
If you listen close to most advice you'll never get anywhere.
Take it from myself because, boy, I ought to know.
I was the kindergarten kid with wrinkled clothes.
I dreaded school more than the chicken pox and so I'd go:
"Hey Mom, I'm really feeling sick,
A bit feverish and I know
That if I go to school today,
I'll probably die on the way from this cold!"
Take the map and tear it up
We'll find our way anyway.
We'd never gotten this far if we'd followed the road.
If you listen close to most advice you'll never get anywhere.
Take it from myself because, boy, I ought to know.
'69 Malibu and a date I should have missed.
Warm beer and time to kill and a girl to share it with.
It's really late, I sneak around to the gate
To bust her out the window
Wearing lots of black and blending in to all the shadows.
We spend half of the night getting into a fight.
I wanna make up and she goes:
"Will you take me home?" (No!)
Let's hear it for derision, for indecision,
Let's hear it for failure. (repeat)



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/p/pain/derision.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
      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.
      ×