"Man Overboard" as written by and Tom/hoppus De Longe....
So sorry it's over, so sorry it's over
There's so much more that I wanted and
(So sorry it's over)
There's so much more that I needed and
(So sorry it's over)
Time keeps moving on and on and on
Soon we'll all be gone
Let's take some time to talk this over
You're out of line and rarely sober
We can't depend on your excuses
'Cause in the end it's fuckin' useless
You can only lean on me for so long
Bring the ship about to watch a friend drown
Sit out on the ledge, begged you to come down
You can only lean on me for so long

I remember shots without a chaser
Absentminded thoughts, now you're a stranger
Cover up the scars put on your gameface
Left you in the bar to try and save face

You can only lean on me for so long
Bring the ship about to watch a friend drown
Sit out on the ledge, begged you to come down
You can only lean on me for so long
So sorry it's over, so sorry it's over
There's so much more that I wanted and
(So sorry it's over)
There's so much more that I needed and
(So sorry it's over)
Time keeps moving on and on and on
Soon we'll all be gone

Man on a mission, can't say I miss him around
Insider information, hand in your resignation
Loss of a good friend best of intentions I found
Tight lipped procrastination
Yeah later, see you around


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"Man Overboard" as written by Tom Delonge Mark Hoppus

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  • +2
    General CommentScott hasn't died but there has been lots of rumors about him. I got so worried the first time I heard he was dead!
    I prefer Travis's drumming but IMHO, Scott fitted in better, he laughed and joked like the other two, so I prefered his presence in the band. And Travis fans, don't eat me for saying that, I know Blink wouldn't have gotten big without Travis blah blah blah but I really would prefer it to be Scott, Tom and Mark like the good old days of Cheshire Cat, Dude Ranch et all....
    claireyon January 02, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is about Scott Raynor.

    Blink have not been consistent with their reasons for kicking scott out.

    On one of the Urethra Chronicles DVD's Mark says that Scott did not turn up for a show and they got Travis to learn the songs in a metter of hours.

    Yet in an interview I read, Tom says the reason why he left was because he wanted to go to College.

    If you go search for Scott on Wikipedia - the are links to two interviews he has done. In BOTH of the interviews he gives exactly the same reason as to why he was told to leave.

    In one of the interviews he admits he was constantly battling with Mark and Tom as to which direction the band should take - basically saying he feels they have sold out.

    I cannot help but feel the song is a cheap shot aimed at Scott.
    JGR1986on July 05, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentguys...look. every bloody song i seem to go onto has comments about whether u do or dnt like blink. whether they are punk or not. whether tom can or cant play the guitar. guys...it doesnt matter! only one person can be the best guitar player in the world and it isnt tom..big deal! he dusnt pretend to be! the band have often admitted that they know they dont even think themselves that they are that good but they play because they love to perform. read interviews, they fuckin loved gettin up on stage and didnt care wot ppl fort of them because they wernt trying to be best. the whole punk thing...look if ur so sad that u can only listen to music that is punk then so be it. in my opinion i love blink! i dont care wat they are called whether its punk pop or rock that ppl wanna call it it dusnt make a difference. if u like the music then listen. and i fink its good that they hav experimented with a few different sounds rather than stick to one strict genre it just shows their creativity.
    everyone is entitled to an oppinion and i have nothing against non-blink fans lol but i dnt fink u shud be leavving comments saying blink are crap...they cant write gd music or woteva because if they were really that crap then they wouldnt have been a successful band that lasted 11 years. :)
    BLINK ARE ACE
    lovinthesoundon July 22, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentposer song my arse!
    jeees.
    it's about how scott raynor left the band because he was always pissed and he kept on saying he would stop drinking and go to rehab or whatever, but he didn't go "You're out of line and rarely sober"
    so, scott left (or was asked to leave) and replaced by travis <333
    Tom and Mark realised that "in the end, it's fucking useless" to try and change someone out of their habits, if scott wanted to stop drinking, he would have.

    oh yea mate, poser song all the way.
    blinkblinkblink182on April 15, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentummm...poser song! llamas4sale, you are my idol. you are so damn cool to post the same thing over and over. someday, i want to be just like you.
    ElCuatro0312on December 02, 2001   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLadies
    Boon December 15, 2001   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYour all a bunch of idiots. this song was written for scott raynor, the ex - and first drummer of blink (blink 182). they wrote this song to him after kicking him out of the band.


    they came to him, told him he had 3 days to make a choice, the band or the alchohol, he chose the band and told them the next day, but he had already been replaced by aquabats drummer travis barker.
    Starloreon April 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentStarlore is exactly right...it's about scott lol
    loserkidguyon April 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah it is about scott. Read this interview for more insight.. : absolutepunk.net/sub_pages/interviews/files/…
    Action and Actionon April 23, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentumm, i am i an idiot, plz say im not, im really nice :)
    Boon April 25, 2002   Link

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