"Haushinka" as written by Billie Joe Armstrong, Frank E. Wright and Michael Pritchard....
Haushinka is a girl with a peculiar name.
I met her on the eve of my birthday.
Did she know, did she know, before she went away, does she know?
But it's too damn late
This girl has gone far away.
Now she's gone.
All I have now is a memory to date.
A cheap hat and cigarettes, and a peculiar name.
I didn't know, I didn't know, before she went away.
I know now, I know now, and it's too damn late.
Will she ever find her way?
I'm too damn young to be too late, but am I?
Yet again I'm kicking myself, and I'll be here in battle scars, waiting for you.
Waiting for you now.


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"Haushinka" as written by Frank E. Billie Joe Armstrong

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    General Commentwell, yes that's why he wrote it, but I think that it has another meaning... like meeting someone and you never understand what that person was to you until is gone. And you are kicking yourself cause you never tell that person how special he or she was.
    punker girlon July 06, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song was also scrapped for Dookie.
    Quintonamoreon January 03, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBEST GREEN DAY SONG EVER! well, one of the best green day songs ever, but to me it is the greatest. i can relate to it, which i guess is why, but the tune is kickass. anyways, that's what i think...
    xpankfrisston May 11, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyea, i like this song. and the meaning is pretty straight forward. and of course.....*GrEeNdAy RULZ*
    sparklingmonkeyson July 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is so underrated - my third fave track off nimrod after scattered and last ride in
    Green_Daveon August 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is amazing. it sounds so good. green day rule.......but ermm. i have a question, i know this song does sound pretty straight fwd (SPARKLINGMONKEYS) but i think theres a deeper meaning to it than thought. any ideas?????????? anyone???????????????






    oh come on this is killing me






    someone????????










    fine then
















    X peace X
    Billie_Joe_is_mineon April 09, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCAN'T YOU SEE??? Billie-Joe did actually meet someone called Haushinka in Japan, he never saw her again.. I'm thinking that she had somewhat of an effect on him...
    sibzghouljordisonon July 03, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti think hes kinda saying, take the chance while you still have the moment, and if you do happen to pass it up, learn from it. but yeah i think he actually did meet someone and wrote about it.
    zretrareo27on April 10, 2004   Link
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    General CommentYeah- this is about meeting a girl, and hitting it off with her, but then never seeing her again.
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    Jakeberton June 10, 2004   Link
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    General Commentyeah i hella love this song, especially since i can relate to it, which is unfortunate really, but i love this song
    TheFedman2002on September 21, 2004   Link

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