"Nothing On My Back" as written by Deryck Jason Whibley, Stephen Martin Jocz and Greig Nori....
Was happiness a fad
Or was it in the lost and found again behind the issues
It might not be so bad
We're all addicted to our tragedy
I guess it's what it had to be

With nothing on my back
It's still enough to bring me down
My mind's about to crack
'cause what I thought could not be found
Matter of in fact
It's harder still when you're around
With nothing on my back
I can't help but drown

I might as well belong to both of you
And the mess you always to drag me through
That night forever always haunting me
But I guess it is what it's supposed to be
But spare your thoughts of sympathy

With nothing on my back
It's still enough to bring me down
My mind's about to crack
'cause what I thought could not be found
Matter of in fact
It's harder still when you're around
With nothing on my back
I can't help but drown

With nothing on my back
It's still enough to bring me down
My mind's about to crack
'cause what I thought could not be found
With nothing on my back
It's still enough to bring me down
My mind's about to crack
'cause what I thought could not be found
With nothing on my back
It's still enough to bring me down
My mind's about to crack
'cause what I thought could not be found
With nothing on my back
It's still enough to bring me down
My mind's about to crack
'cause what I thought could not be found

With nothing on my back
It's still enough to bring me down
My mind's about to crack
'cause what I thought could not be found
Matter of in fact
It's harder still when you're around
With nothing on my back
I can't help but drown


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"Nothing on My Back" as written by Deryck Jason Whibley Deryck Whibley

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    General CommentI like this song a lot. It describes junior high or highschool really well. Suddenly nobody is happy, and happiness just really isn't cool anymore. Everyone's addicted to their tradgedies. We've all got memories but that's the way it's supposed to be, dont' feel bad for me. There's nothing wrong. And yet still, I feel dragged down. It's about trying to deny that you feel bad, trying to be tough and knowing you're not and getting mad at yourself for it. You're lost and confused, what you thought could not be found. And everyone who's trying to help is just making it harder. You say it's not a big deal, it's nothing... but it's still enough to make you drown. So obviously it's NOT nothing.
    narsilon April 17, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti agree narsil..this is a great song.
    Kyle_76813on September 11, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits an awesome song. great beat goin' on there.
    doorknob_dorkon May 12, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti think its how theres alway pressure in school no matter how much work there is.. its the feeling of school. it automatically brings everyone down because there are so many negative influences at school
    socalsum41fanon May 19, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis song is like, the anthem of every teen. Its because alot of times teens feel so bad about things, and they get depressed, but they cant really pinpoint a certain aspect or aspects of their life and say, "this is why i'm sad". because alot of it is the time period and the setting, like socalsum41fan, the pressure in school is huge, and people are changing and trying to fit in so its just a really hard time.
    NevrWakingUPon March 25, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is like, the anthem of every teen. Its because alot of times teens feel so bad about things, and they get depressed, but they cant really pinpoint a certain aspect or aspects of their life and say, "this is why i'm sad". because alot of it is the time period and the setting, like socalsum41fan, the pressure in school is huge, and people are changing and trying to fit in so its just a really hard time.
    NevrWakingUPon March 25, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe Lyrics are ok but

    Its go the best guitarr..
    SpeakxOfxThexDevilon March 01, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is AWESOME. I agree with everyone here :]
    DJgifon July 28, 2008   Link

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