"Girls and Boys" as written by and Joel Madden Benji Madden....
Educated
With money
He's well-dressed
Not funny
And not much to say in most conversations
But he'll foot the bill in all situations
'Cause he pays for everything

Girls don't like boys, girls like cars and money
Boys will laugh at girls when they're not funny

Paper
Or plastic
Don't matter
She'll have it
Vacations and shopping sprees
These are a few of her favorite things
She'll get what she wants if she's willing to please
His type of girl always comes with a fee
Hey now, there's nothing for free

Girls don't like boys, girls like cars and money
Boys will laugh at girls when they're not funny
And these girls like these boys, like these boys like these girls
The girls with the bodies like boys with Ferraris
Girls don't like boys, girls like cars and money

Let's go!

Girls don't like boys, girls like cars and money
Boys will laugh at girls when they're not funny
And these girls like these boys, like these boys like these girls
The girls with the bodies like boys with Ferraris
Girls don't like boys, girls like cars and money

All of these boys, and all of these girls
Losing their souls in a material world
All of these boys, and all of these girls
Losing their souls in a material world
All of these boys, and all of these girls
Losing their souls in a material world
All of these boys, and all of these girls
Losing their souls in a material world


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"Girls and Boys" as written by Joel Madden Benji Madden

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  • +2
    General Commentaww, come on people. I think this song rules. It's got a weird, 80s vibe to it, and its way out there. I like it.
    I can't wait to see the new video, but err, i saw some video stills for it, and Joel's wearin' some white tracksuit *shudder*..i HOPE that it's just poking fun at that whole tracksuit trend..i severely hope so..
    doorknob_dorkon May 12, 2003   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI think Good Charlotte has a masterpiece on its hands. This song is a poignant satire of the standards we as Americans face due to the images the media puts forth on television. Good Charlotte describes an unfortunate paradox -- males are always chasing females, constantly making them feel good about themselves in order to make love to them (Boys will laugh at girls when they're not funny). Girls, on the other hand, are giving guys what they want so they will be able to attain material things (Girls don't like boys, girls like cars and money).

    Good Charlotte has accurately depicted the sad truths of twenty first century American life in their latest pop song.
    sealedon June 27, 2003   Link
  • +2
    General CommentYou know what I find funny? Just looking back over some of the first comments on this song (doubt anyone will use this site for over three years), but some people don't know who the members are, and then confuse them and make themselves seem like idiots. In the words of Mark Twain "It is better to keep one's mouth shut and to be thought a fool than it is to speak and to remove all doubt." That guy Xbright_eyesX thought the bassist also sang. They had the design of a five member band when this album was released (they didn't have a drummer), and so they had a vocalist, who ONLY SANG.

    I just find that's pretty funny.
    lucky_guess_roxon June 26, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General CommentHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA that's so funny that you find Fall Out Boy and Three Days Grace of all bands better or more meaningful than Good Charlotte!
    caitlinsspecialon April 24, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIts not annoying, you're just saying that because you don't like new wave.

    (Don't listen to him. :) )
    queenofpainon August 11, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is cool and true! you dont find too many of them now adays, do ya?! Its pretty good, and funny. "Girls don't like boys, girls like cars and money.... Boys will laugh at girls when they're not funny"
    "The girls with the bodies like boys with Ferraris"
    myownprison333on October 07, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentof course this song is true... its the cynical view on how society is... so lets poke a little fun at it.
    myownprison333on October 13, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is just SO great... I really LOVE good charlotte
    They are so good!!!!!!
    Keep cool ;-)
    D@redevilon April 15, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI was a little offended when I first heard the lyrics to this song. I am a girl with a body and I don't like Ferarris. I also am not looking for a "boy" based solely on his economic status. But after reading the lyrics I think I see that Good Charlotte are attempting to be ironic and make fun of shallow, materialistic people. Too bad it comes off as ostensibly misogynistic.
    Thumper311on June 06, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI could sit here and write a big essay on what they're trying to say in their lyrics but there's not point because no one will listen anyway; although I agree with an earlier comment on how it's just about materialism... bleh what does it matter? if you like the song who gives a rats arse what its about? Try not to get so caught up about the meanings of songs, people thought that Americas song "Horse with no Name" had some deep meaning but in reliaty it was just a song Neil Young wrote when he was drunk... Get over yourselves and start appreciating the music and stop obsessing about the music; if you don't like it, fine but don't degrade people that do...
    PunKinDrubliCon June 22, 2003   Link

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