"Fat Lip" as written by Paul Michael Barry, Mark Taylor and Lionel B. Jr. Richie....
Strollin' to the party like my name is El ninio
Well I'm hangin' out drinking in the back of an El camino
As a kid, was a skid and no one knew me by name
I trashed my own house party cause no body came

Well I know I'm not the one you thought you knew back in high school
Never going, never showing up when we had to
Attention that we crave don't tell us to behave,
I'm sick of always hearing act your age

I don't want to waste my time
Become another casualty of society
I'll never fall in line
Become another victim of your conformity
And back down

Because you don't
Know us at all we laugh when old people fall
But what would you expect with a conscience so small
Heavy metal and mullets is how we were raised
Maiden and priest were the gods that we praised

Cause we like having fun at other peoples expense and,
Cutting people down is just a minor offense then,
It's none of your concern, I guess I'll never learn
I'm sick of being told to wait my turn

I don't want to waste my time
Become another casualty of society
I'll never fall in line
Become another victim of your conformity
And back down

Don't count on me, to let you know when
Don't count on me, I'll do it again
Don't count on me, it's the point you're missing
Don't count on me, cause I'm not listening

Well I'm a no goodick lower middle class brat,
Back packed and I don't give a shit about nothing
You be standing on the corner talking all that kufuffin
But you won't make any sense from all the gas you'll be huffing
And if the egg don't stain you'll be ringing off the hook,
You're on the hit list wanted in the telephone book
I like songs with distortion, drinkin' in proportion
The doctor said my mom should have had an abortion

I don't want to waste my time
Become another casualty of society
I'll never fall in line
Become another victim of your conformity
And back down
Waste my time with a
Casualty of society
Waste my time with a
Victim of your conformity
And back down


Lyrics submitted by oofus, edited by Strombolov, HiveNode

"Fat Lip" as written by Greig Nori Deryck Whibley

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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  • +5
    General Commenthey for all of you ppl trash talking sum 41,
    if you really hate them that much, then why are you wasting your time looking at their lyrics? Dicks.
    And by the way, i like canada!
    AmandaGon June 19, 2002   Link
  • +3
    General CommentTo the people bashing Sum 41. This song is great. it doesn't matter what a band does with thier name or their merchandise or what they sell or anything. It's all about the music. if u like a song it doesn't matter who it's by as long as it's good. Just because they are "sell-outs" doesn't mean you like them. If u don't like this song then why did u even look it up? Don't bash on them just because they got popular. Oh... and Canada is evil!
    lizardwings182on June 19, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentYea... This song rocks
    Davison April 25, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIf Sum41 is the best band you have ever heard, I cry for you.
    Lemieux66on June 18, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentsum 41 is the best! you people do realise that some people like different music?? who cares what genre they are!
    thevenomousbiteon November 29, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti cant fin any thing wrong with this band. but wot do i know!
    im just a freak of society!
    fizhvamp15on February 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI like the lyrics. But recently the band's not so much of what I like.
    broken_soundon April 16, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song reminds me of me and my friends:
    Cause we like having fun at other peoples expense and,
    Cutting people down is just a minor offence then,
    It's none of your concern, I guess I'll never learn.
    I'm sick of being told to wait my turn.

    punkchevy68on May 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAt a concert, they said it was about parents..
    Pharmicopiaon May 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentPretty good song too
    Pharmicopiaon May 13, 2002   Link

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