Welcome to Paradise Lyrics

Green Day


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool, Mike Dirnt
album: Track 3 in album Kerplunk!
release date: 1992-1-7
popularity : 290 users have visited this page.
length: 3:30
composer: Green Day
lyricist: Billie Joe Armstrong

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Dear mother,
Can you hear me whining?
It's been three whole weeks
Since I left your home
This sudden fear has left me trembling
'Cause now it seems that I
Am out here on my own
And I'm feeling so alone

Pay attention to the cracked streets
And the broken homes
Some call it slums
Some call it nice
I want to take you through
A wasteland I like to call my home
Welcome to paradise

A gunshot rings out at the station
Another urchin snaps and
Left dead on his own
It makes me wonder why I'm still here
For some strange reason it's now
Feeling like my home
And I'm never gonna go

Pay attention to the cracked streets
And the broken homes
Some call it slums
Some call it nice
I want to take you through
A wasteland I like to call my home
Welcome to paradise

Dear Mother,
Can you hear me laughing?
It's been six whole months since that
I have left your home
It makes me wonder why I'm still here
For some strange reason it's now
Feeling like my home
And I'm never gonna go

Pay attention to the cracked streets
And the broken homes
Some call it slums
Some call it nice
I want to take you through
A wasteland I like to call my home
Welcome to paradise

Paradise

Track Listing

  • 1 2000 Light Years Away
  • 2 One for the Razorbacks
  • 3 Welcome to Paradise
  • 4 Christie Road
  • 5 Private Ale
  • 6 Dominated Love Slave
  • 7 One of My Lies
  • 8 80
  • 9 Android
  • 10 No One Knows
  • 11 Who Wrote Holden Caulfield?
  • 12 Words I Might Have Ate
  • 13 Sweet Children
  • 14 Best Thing in Town
  • 15 Strangeland
  • 16 My Generation