Add Explanation
Add Meaning
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Good Life – New Year's Retribution lyrics

A girl pukes out the window on her car door
Her childish eyes say, "I don't want this anymore
I want to be a woman
No, no, see, I don't want to be no whore."

January 1, 1994
A new year's resolution
A cause for celebration
But idle hesitation
Reminds me I am just a whore

Hate to tell her
That I saw them standing closely in the cellar
It all ticked off, it's twelve o'clock
The screams wouldn't stop
The New Year dawn got tucked away into a hole
So could you tell her, tell her that I'm all alone

This New Year came too soon
But I knew it would be you
To tear up all my thoughts
Of how I thought it was

Say goodbye
If you're leaving me, could you at least let me know?
Say goodbye
If you want to leave, then I suggest you go

Let's smoke cigarettes
But we haven't got a thing that we can light them with
We'll just wait here for a fight
Then we can bum a light
You're the only ones who really give a shit tonight
It reminds me how nothing ever turns out right

And all I want is you
All you want is something new
So let's turn out all the lights
And pretend we're someone else tonight

Lyrics taken from

  • Email
  • Correct


      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.
      Min 50 words
      Not bad