Everything has fallen to pieces
Earth is dying, help me Jesus
We need guidance, we've been misled
Young and hostile but not stupid

Corporate leaders, politicians
Kids can't vote, adults elect them
Laws that rule the school and workplace
Signs that caution sixteen's unsafe

We really need to see this through
We never wanted to be abused
We'll never give up, it's no use
If we're fucked up, you're to blame

Let this train-wreck burn more slowly
Kids are victims in this story
Drown the youth with useless warnings
Teenage rules, they're fucked and boring

We really need to see this through
We never wanted to be abused
We'll never give up, it's no use
If we're fucked up, you're to blame

Everything has fallen to pieces
Everything has fallen to pieces
Everything has fallen to pieces
Everything has fallen to

We really need to see this through
We never wanted to be abused
We'll never give up, it's no use
If we're fucked up, you're to blame



Lyrics submitted by ScreamingInfidelity

"Anthem, Pt. 2" as written by Tom/hoppus De Longe

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing

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    General Comment:This is about how today's youth is not being educated correctly or treated with the respect that is deserved. This brings up the fact that, the Teachers, parents and adults make the rules. So, why are they mad when kids make mistakes or turn out bad as one might say. "If we're fucked up your to blame." If the youth of today were cared for better, then perhaps there will be a better tomorrow for everyone. On one hand I agree with this message, that the youth of today need more guidance and attention. But then again each person is responsible for thier own actions.
    Invincibleon April 30, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:don't blame me. blame those who brought me up. Kinda childish.

    But I think blink sounds mature-type in this song. and I like it.
    broken_soundon April 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:im FUCKED UP,i blame my parents!
    Hoodi Mob3on April 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:i don't think this song is about blaming your problems on your parents i think it's just saying that all of our generation went to the generation before ours schools there churches listen to the music and watch the shows and movies they put out there so if we're fucked up it's because we had to abide by all their rules and laws and listen to all their crap
    wendyclearon April 26, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:this song kicks butt
    wendyclearon April 26, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:agree with wendy clear on both messages...its a good song telling how we need to push off the rules and the regime set up by a different generation from a different time
    uncgurlon April 26, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:hmm it makes sense about how its about youth being controlled by someone other than themselves...i agree with uncgurl and wendyclear. blink is good. one question though....arent tom and mark almost 30? a little old to be writing songs about being a teenager and saying "we."
    themikison May 01, 2002   Link
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    General Comment:It's saying, it's not all our faults, and our parents are too blame for hiding us from reallity.
    fuckyouallon May 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:wendyclear is shockingly correct. its not that we blame them and take no responsibility, its that we they chose how to place our foundations, and thats one thing we dont choose.
    pesterthejesteron May 15, 2002   Link
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    General Comment:wendyclear is shockingly correct. its not that we blame them and take no responsibility, its that we they chose how to place our foundations, and thats one thing we dont choose.
    pesterthejesteron May 15, 2002   Link

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