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AJR – Birthday Party lyrics
[Verse 1]
This hospital's got lots of crying kids
A minute ago, I did not exist
It's nice to finally meet my relatives
I bet it's always gonna stay this fun
I bet it's easy staying 'way from drugs
I bet our parents always stay in love
Always stay in love

[Pre-Chorus]
Me, my, oh, what a life
So lean on my people, gon' be stepping in time (Wow)
Me, my, oh, what a life
So lean on my people, gon' be stepping in time

[Chorus]
So thank you
For coming to my birthday party
I am one minute old today
And everything is going great (Oh)
Thank you
For coming to my birthday party
I am one minute old today
And my minute's been going great
And I hope it stays that way

[Verse 2]
I bet this Instagram's a load of fun
It's best to show the best of everyone
I bet it never bites us in the bum
I bet my ignorance is always bliss
Except ignoring pigment in our skin
I bet my country's nice to immigrants
And that's just how it is

[Pre-Chorus]
Me, my, oh, what a life
So lean on my people, gon' be stepping in time (Wow)
Me, my, oh, what a life
So lean on my people, gon' be stepping in time

[Chorus]
So thank you
For coming to my birthday party
I am one minute old today
And everything is going great (Oh)
Thank you
For coming to my birthday party
I am one minute old today
And my minute's been going great
And I hope it stays that way

[Bridge]
In heaven, everything is fine
In heaven, everything is fine
You got your good things
And I've got mine
Heaven, everything is fine
In heaven, everything is fine
You got your good things
And I've got mine

[Chorus]
Thank you (Thank you)
For coming to my birthday party
I am one minute old today (One minute old today)
And everything is going great (I've got mine)
Thank you (Thank you)
For coming to my birthday party
I am one minute old today (One minute old today)
And my minute's been going great
(And I hope it stays that way)

[Outro]
This hospital's got lots of crying kids
A minute ago, I did not exist
It's nice to finally meet my relatives
I bet I'll never outgrow all my friends
I bet I'll see a female president
Yeah, I can tell this life will be a cinch
And that's just how it is
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    kcmerollin
    Correct me if I'm wrong, but essentially this song is just a huge bowl of sarcasm referring to the cruel world we live in. So I guess the song is just kinda talking about how people are being born into this world, and it's sad. Kinda a cliche way of saying it, but I think the song is actually pretty clever. It talks about the danger of social media, racism, immigration, sex discrimination, etc. in a very satirical way. I think that by making fun of the stupidity of the listed issues is a great of bringing light to them. Sometimes I think the world is so focused on cramming down right and wrong in our throats, that they forget that it's an ineffective tactic. AJR, attacking the problem by pointing out how silly we are for actually having to deal with these issues, is much more effective at tackling these deeper issues.
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