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Green Day


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool, Mike Dirnt
album: Track 1 in album Dookie
release date: 1994-1-28
popularity : 510 users have visited this page.
length: 3:59
engineer: Neil King
additional engineer: Casey McCrankin'
mix: Green Day, Jerry Finn, Rob Cavallo
producer: Green Day, Rob Cavallo

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I sit around and watch the tube but, nothing's on
I change the channels for an hour or two
Twiddle my thumbs just for a bit
I'm sick of all the same old ****
In a house with unlocked doors
And I'm ****ing lazy

Bite my lip and close my eyes
Take me away to paradise
I'm so damn bored, I'm going blind!!!
And I smell like ****

Peel me off this Velcro seat and get me moving
I sure as hell can't do it by myself
I'm feeling like a dog in heat
Barred indoors from the summer street
I locked the door to my own cell
And I lost the key

Bite my lip and close my eyes
Take me away to paradise
I'm so damn bored, I'm going blind!!!
And I smell like ****

I got no motivation
Where is my motivation
No time for motivation
Smoking my inspiration

I sit around and watch the phone, but no one's calling
Call me pathetic, call me what you will
My mother says to get a job
But she don't like the one she's got
When masturbation's lost its fun
You're ****ing lonely

Bite my lip and close my eyes
Take me away to paradise
I'm so damn bored, I'm going blind
And loneliness has to suffice
Bite my lip and close my eyes
Slipping away to paradise
Some say, "Quit or I'll go blind"
But it's just a myth

Track Listing

  • 1 Burnout
  • 2 Having a Blast
  • 3 Chump
  • 4 Longview
  • 5 Welcome to Paradise
  • 6 Pulling Teeth
  • 7 Basket Case
  • 8 She
  • 9 Sassafras Roots
  • 10 When I Come Around
  • 11 Coming Clean
  • 12 Emenius Sleepus
  • 13 In the End
  • 14 F.O.D. / All by Myself