"The Rock Show" as written by Tom De Longe, Mark Hoppus and Travis L Barker....
Hanging out behind the club on the weekend
Acting stupid, getting drunk with my best friends
I couldn't wait for the summer and the Warped Tour
I remember it's the first time that I saw her there

She's getting kicked out of school cause she's failing
I'm kind of nervous cause I think all her friends hate me
She's the one, she'll always be there
She took my hand and that made it I swear

Because I fell in love with the girl at the rock show
She said "what?" and I told her that I didn't know
She's so cool, I'm gonna sneak in through her window
Everything's better when she's around
I can't wait till her parents go out of town
I fell in love with the girl at the rock show

When we said we were gonna move to Vegas
I remember the look her mother gave us
Seventeen without a purpose or direction
We don't owe anyone a fucking explanation

I fell in love with the girl at the rock show
She said "what?" and I told her that I didn't know
She's so cool, I'm gonna sneak in through her window
Everything's better when she's around
I can't wait till her parents go out of town
I fell in love with the girl at the rock show

Black and white picture of her on my wall
I waited for her call
She always kept me waiting
And if I ever got another chance
I'd still ask her to dance
Because she kept me waiting

I fell in love with the girl at the rock show
She said "what?" and I told her that I didn't know
She's so cool, I'm gonna sneak in through her window
Everything's better when she's around
I can't wait till her parents go out of town
I fell in love with the girl at the rock show

With the girl at the rock show
With the girl at the rock show
(I'll never forget tonight) with the girl at the rock show [Repeats]


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"The Rock Show" as written by Tom De Longe Mark Hoppus

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  • +5
    General CommentSeventeen without a purpose or direction
    We don't owe anyone a fuckin' explanation

    sums being a teenager up so well
    MrMojoRisin92on November 05, 2010   Link
  • +3
    General Commenti got a hand job during this song at a blink show in camden, nj in 2001.

    Good times
    bluntphilon September 23, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentYeah, and we all hate you. For the record, Prophaghandi sucks.
    Insane_Jon September 10, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentgo to hell priscilla blink rules azz hole!
    blink182_dude_o4on July 05, 2004   Link
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    General Commentheyloo blink fans (and non-blink fans) i totaly agree that all bands can make great songs whether they are rock or pop etc. i personaly prefer rock/punk and i love bands that sing totaly diferent styles of music eg: blink and bowling for soup but then i like heavier stuff eg: HIM Funeral For A Friend The Used and loads others but it doesnt mean i dont like them because they release a song i dont particually like, they cant please everyone. and as for people that are just slaging them off because they release a pop kinda song well i personaly think you are pathetic and you should really grow up a little because if you dont like them so much why the hell are you even bothering to waste your time writing about them?!? anyways im not gonna join in the sad arguements but im just saying, we dont want to read about sad peoples points of views if they are not worth reading.
    *-H-I-M-*girl789on April 16, 2005   Link
  • +1
    MemoryOn September 24, 2009, I attended the Blink-182 concert at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion; moreover, bands such as Asher Roth, The All American Rejects, and FallOutBoy performed a show of a lifetime! Every band did an amazing job with their own unique styles from Asher all the way to FOB. My best friend and I traveled more than 600 miles to get there and lived an experience like no other. As soon as we got to the Pavilion we marched all the way to waiting line and waited until we were given the green light to enter; furthermore, we both found our assigned seats and waited for the party to begin but out of nowhere people started to come in and a group of people sat behind us as every band performed. I remember turning around and locking eyes with the most gorgeous looking girl in the Pavilion. Unfortunately when I looked back I noticed she was with three people; two of them being to young gentlemen and one lovely lady. I could not stop smiling throughout the whole entire show because of her beauty and elegance. Now, after most of the bands performances especially FOB's during the intervention someone tapped me on my shoulder and asked me why I was not singing out loud or moving around; in addition, as I looked back it was the girl that I was smiling about and I responded back by saying "I really do not care for the other bands as much as i care for Blink-182" and she smiled back at me and told me that I better be singing and moving when they came out. Ha I once again looked at my best friend with a smile on my face and said, "She's so hot!" and we both laughed as Blink-182 began to get on stage. Everyone and I mean everyone got up and screamed for them as the curtain fell down to the ground. It was about 5-6 songs in when I looked back at the girl to see her one more time and once I did that Blink played "Rock Show"! Everyone knows the line, "I couldn't wait for the summer at the Warped Tour, I remember that it's the first time that I saw her there" funny thing is that the first I saw her was at an official Blink-182 tour. After the amazing event and the amazing encore people started to leave and we walked up to each other and laughed at the fact that we could just jump a railing to exit quicker and as I saw her jump I followed as well. Her two gentlemen friends took a while to follow and yet all I could do was smile at her beauty and I never had the courage to ask for her name. "I fell in love with a girl at the rock show!" Ha I regret not getting her number or her name... All I have is the vivid memory of her.

    I was the guy with DC baseball tee, ha its a long shot but if you ever come across this I hope you felt the same way that night. :]]
    -Ringo
    Greaton September 26, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is one of my favourite blink songs. actually, it may be my favourite. it's just so catchy and fun...all the makings of a great song.
    gleebson December 14, 2001   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI relate to the line "she's getting kicked outta school cuz she's failing" I know what thats like....not fun...
    IMAlittleTEAPOTon February 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti dont like blink182 that much but this song is great!!
    no_remorse0on April 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is about love at first sight, weather it be at a concert, sports game or movies, wherever.
    Invincibleon April 30, 2002   Link

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