Are We the Waiting Lyrics

Green Day


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool, Mike Dirnt
album: Track 5 in album American Idiot
release date: 2004-9-20
popularity : 6 users have visited this page.
length: 2:43
additional engineer: Reto Peter, Chris Dugan
assistant engineer: Joe Brown, Brian Vibberts, Greg Burns, Jimmy Hoyson
engineer: Doug McKean
assistant mix: Dmitar Krnjaic
mix: Chris Lord‐Alge
producer: Rob Cavallo, Green Day

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Starry nights city lights
Coming down over me
Skyscrapers and stargazers
In my head
Are we we are, are we we are
The waiting unknown
This dirty town was burning down in my dreams
Lost and found, city bound in my dreams

And screaming
Are we we are, are we we are the waiting
And screaming
Are we we are, are we we are the waiting

Forget me nots and second thoughts
Live in isolation
Heads or tails and fairy tales in my mind
Are we we are, are we we are the waiting unknown
The rage and love, the story of my life
The Jesus of suburbia is a lie

And screaming
Are we we are, are we we are the waiting
And screaming
Are we we are, are we we are the waiting
And screaming
Are we we are, are we we are the waiting
And screaming
Are we we are, are we we are the waiting
Ohh
Are we we are, are we we are the waiting
Ohh
Are we we are, are we we are the waiting

Track Listing

  • 1 American Idiot
  • 2 Jesus of Suburbia: I. Jesus of Suburbia / II. City of the Damned / III. I Don’t Care / IV. Dearly Beloved / V. Tales of Another Broken Home
  • 3 Holiday
  • 4 Boulevard of Broken Dreams
  • 5 Are We the Waiting
  • 6 St. Jimmy
  • 7 Give Me Novacaine
  • 8 She’s a Rebel
  • 9 Extraordinary Girl
  • 10 Letterbomb
  • 11 Wake Me Up When September Ends
  • 12 Homecoming: I. The Death of St. Jimmy / II. East 12th St. / III. Nobody Likes You / IV. Rock and Roll Girlfriend / V. We’re Coming Home Again
  • 13 Whatsername