"Josie" as written by and Scott/hoppus Raynor....
Yeah my girlfriend takes me home when I'm too drunk to drive
And she doesn't get all jealous when I hang out with the guys
She laughs at my dumb jokes when no one does
She brings me mexican food from sombrero just because

And my girlfriend likes ul and dhc
And she's so smart and independent
I dont think she needs me
Quite half as much as I know I need her
I wonder why there's not another guy that she'd prefer

And when I feel like giving up like my world is falling down
I show up at three a.m. she's still up watching vacation
And I see her pretty face it takes me away to a better place

And I know that everything's gonna be fine

Yeah my girlfriend takes collect calls from the road
And it doesn't seem to matter that I'm lacking in the bulge
She laughs at my dumb jokes when no one does
She brings me mexican food from sombrero just because

And when I feel like giving up like my world is falling down
I show up at three a.m. she's still up watching vacation
And I see her pretty face it takes me away to a better place

And I know that everything's gonna be fine


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"Josie" as written by Mark Hoppus Tom De Longe

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  • +2
    General Commentokay to answer everyones burning questions: who is josie?

    Josie is a codename for his future wife at the time the song was written. They never wanted to put a real name into the song that way if something ever happened between the two of them then the song would still be cool and respectable and playable. if her real name were in the song then it would be wierd to ever play it again.
    personally i think this song is about his girlfriend at the time, and current wife because theyre still together now so she must be perfect for him and do all this stuff. besides he go into pretty good detail about what she does so it must be from personal experience.

    does that answer all the questions?
    FrankieJ137on September 22, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentGotta love the drums in this song.
    llamas4saleon November 26, 2001   Link
  • +1
    General Commentwow josie is a dog...they seem to love dogs an awful lot, that bunch.
    blinkday9on June 29, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgotta love the...uh...lyrics!
    ElCuatro0312on December 02, 2001   Link
  • 0
    General CommentU.L. = Unwritten Law
    D.H.C. = Dance Hall Crashers?
    AtomicJohnnyAtomicon February 25, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is the best blink 182 song, either this or DAMMIT. this is like the ultimate highschool love song and i always think of summer and skateboarding and all that fun stuff when i hear this song
    sic n twistedon April 24, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentone of the very very few blink songs i love. this song is what got me into punk music [and away from pop shit]. the music video is soooo funny too. =)

    so DHC is Dance Hall Crashers? i always wanted to know that. it's bugged me for YEARS.
    ManoStuarton May 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit took me forever to figure out what UL and DHC was. :) dance hall crashers and unwritten law! i love them too. heehe check out some of their lyrics too
    PunkStarron May 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is one of my favourite songs by them! it's about what Mark would describe as his perfect girl. One of the reasons I love this song so much is because my boyfriend changed his screen name on ICQ to Josie's girlfriend :)
    blinksgurlyon May 14, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love Blink, i love this song, Blink also rock my world ahhhh Mark's in love with his perfect girl. Such a cool subject for a song. Blink 182 rule!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ULrocksmyworldon May 18, 2002   Link

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