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The Kids Aren't Alright

Lyrics

When we were young the future was so bright
The old neighborhood was so alive
And every kid on the whole damn street
Was gonna make it big and not be beat
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When we were young the future was so bright
The old neighborhood was so alive
And every kid on the whole damn street
Was gonna make it big and not be beat
full lyrics

Features of This Track

hard rock roots
punk influences
a subtle use of vocal harmony
call and answer vocal harmony (Antiphony)
minor key tonality
a dirty electric guitar solo
an aggressive male vocalist
prominent drums
political lyrics

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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coolkidjulia n . . . DONT READ THIS, YOU WILL BE PUNCHED IN THE FACE ON THE NEAREST POSSIBLE FRIDAY BY WHAT YOU THINK IS THE LOVE OF YOUR LIFE..... THEN KICKED IN THE SCROTUM REPEATEDLY BY YOUR MOTHER AND HER THREE SISTERS. TOMORROW WILL BE THE WORST DAY OF YOUR MISERABLE, MEANINGLESS EXISTENCE. NOW YOUVE STARTED READING THIS AND MY KEYBOARD IS STUCK ON ALL CAPS.
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This song reminds mee , of other kids growing up ...
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I love how many people who are grown ups say do this even tho the are mostliky do it
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How could this not remind you of being a teenager and all grown up
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Maaann, the music video for this song was weird
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GOOD TIME TO SAY : do not use and abuse drugs , it will lead to bad things, eventually, don't start and or stop ... All those bad things they say about said subject is true
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DONT READ THIS. YOU WILL BE KISSED ON THE NEAREST POSSIBLE FRIDAY BY THE LOVE IF YOUR LIFE. TOMORROW WILL BE THE BEST DAY OF YOR LIFE. NOW YOU'VE STARTED READING THIS. DON'T STOP THIS IS SO FREAKY. But if you read this and ignore it, then you will have very bad luck PUT THIS ON 15 SONGS IN 143 MINUTES. WHEN YOURE DONE PRESS THE SPACE BAR AND YOUR CRUSH'S NAME WILL APPEAR IN BIG LETTERS ON THE SCREEN THIS IS SO CREAPY CAUSE IT ACTUALLY WORKS
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Anthem for 90's loser kids...I'd rather be that then other dooshbags before or since...F**k you old a**holes and young idiot p**sies
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I love fall out boy but im with the offspring cuz this song is so good
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Americana is one of their best albums and I love this song. I want to learn guitar or bass just so I can play this song specifically , although I'd like to play meaning of life and Half-truism too. Anyways, funky song! :)
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Will probably watch classic rock n' roll movie comedy : Wayne's world while drinking a bottle of Stella Rosa by San Antonio Winery
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He songs very well he does so ...
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I like this sing
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We play this song in band its super fun :)
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I love the title, just like The Who's
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When you and your friends are singing this song on the bus and your teacher comes up to you and is all like "I was very young when I heard that song. I can't believe you guys are singing it now."

My teacher is awesome. :3
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I agree with you
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Guys stop saying that you like the Fall Out Boy version better. IT'S AN ENTIRELY DIFFERENT SONG!!!!
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I know like four songs with this name....
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⚡️❤️⚡️
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F**K KIDS IN THE A** OXFORD F**Ks HORES MOTHER FUCKES SMOKE DOPE GET HIE AS HELL SMOKE CRACK DO METH DO SPEED EAY SHT OXFORD TARD METH HEADZ GOD DANPATCH FUCH YOUT a** WITH A BsE BLl BaT
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Great times listening to this song in my cuz truck loading up a bowl and just enjoy the real things that song says and we would keep blazing until the whole cd is done by then we gone. I still bring up with my cousin and me and always those were the Good times lol. I need to hear that song tonight thank goodness for Pandora and they're great list of songs and bands and it's free now that is a good app to have my phone everyone in the world that has a cellphone should be mandatory to have even if
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Damn right
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Happy the lyrics are back
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Love it
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Fall out Boy version is better
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I like FOB but The Offsrping really does it better
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I like the FOB version better.
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Love this song
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WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON??
The Kids Aren't Alright!!!
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Yo this is meh jam
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kick a** song
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assilem1869
I luv watching dis music video on youtube
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this song takes me back to 1999
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Picture always reminds of story about kid who captured a rat and had as pet, until doctor told child where his illness came from ... :) happy happy- good things things
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hey that's something everybody can enjoy
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Lol
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They can break one , two or even three of us, but they can't break us all
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Never let your dreams get shattered
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\m/ (*-*) \m/ loveeeeeeeee e e <3
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Oh thank you I got confused
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Elvenwolflio n it's about how bad decisions can effect more than one life.
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Is this supposed to symbolize how most people end up? Listen to the lyrics carefully
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Good song
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@cogs77 ikr
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@vickylauree n 8 5 8 5 : The Offspring released this in 1998 and 16 years later in 2014 came Fall Out Boy's song.
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question, did this song come out before fall out boy's the kids aren't alright or after?
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I LOVE THIS SONG AND BAND. MY FAVORITE SING FROM THIS BAND IS YOUR GONON GO FAR KID
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What's going on you say ? I think it's called crack
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Tempo 200; 4 1/2 stars; tu on 188
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