Uptight Song Lyrics

Green Day

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I woke up on the wrong side of the floor.
Made, made my way through the front door.
Broke my engagement with myself.
Perfect picture of bad health, another notch scratched on my belt.

The future just ain't what it used to be.
I got a new start on a dead end road.
Peaked, peaked out on reaching new lows.
Owe, I paid off all my debts to myself.
Perfect picture of bad health, another notch scratched on my belt.

The future's in my living room.
Uptight, I'm a nag with a gun.
All night, suicide's last call.
I've been uptight all night.
I woke up on the wrong side of the floor.
Made, made my way through the front door.
Broke my engagement with myself.
Perfect picture of bad health, another notch scratched on my belt.

The future just ain't what it used to be.
I got a new start on a dead end road.
Peaked, peaked out on reaching new lows.
Owe, I paid off all my debts to myself.
Perfect picture of bad health, another notch scratched on my belt.

The future's in my living room.
Uptight, I'm a nag with a gun.
All night, suicide's last call.
I've been uptight all night.
I woke up on the wrong side of the floor.
Made, made my way through the front door.
Broke my engagement with myself.
Perfect picture of bad health, another notch scratched on my belt.

The future just ain't what it used to be.
I got a new start on a dead end road.
Peaked, peaked out on reaching new lows.
Owe, I paid off all my debts to myself.
Perfect picture of bad health, another notch scratched on my belt.

The future's in my living room.
Uptight, I'm a nag with a gun.
All night, suicide's last call.
I've been uptight all night.

Track Listing


HDCD 1
  • 1 Nice Guys Finish Last
  • 2 Hitchin’ a Ride
  • 3 The Grouch
  • 4 Redundant
  • 5 Scattered
  • 6 All the Time
  • 7 Worry Rock
  • 8 Platypus (I Hate You)
  • 9 Uptight
  • 10 Last Ride In
  • 11 Jinx
  • 12 Haushinka
  • 13 Walking Alone
  • 14 Reject
  • 15 Take Back
  • 16 King for a Day
  • 17 Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)
  • 18 Prosthetic Head


  • credits


    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Billie Joe Armstrong, Frank E., Iii Wright, Frank Edwin Wright Iii, Michael Pritchard, Mike Dirnt, Mike Ryan Pritchard, Tre Cool
    album: Track 9 in album nimrod.
    release date: 1997-10-13
    popularity : 106 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Alternative Rock/Pop Punk/Punk
    length: 3:05
    producer: Green Day and Rob Cavallo
    mixer: Chris Lord‐Alge
    engineer: Ken Allardyce
    recorded by: Ken Allardyce
    co engineer: Tony Flores
    composer: Green Day
    lyricist: Billie Joe Armstrong

    Album Information

    label: Reprise Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: HDCD
    barcode: 093624679424
    script: Latin