"Day That I Die (Acoustic)" as written by Benji Madden and Joel Madden....
One day I woke up
I woke up knowing
Today is the day I will die
Cash Dogg was barking
Went to the park
And enjoyed it one last time
I called my mother
Told her I loved her
And I begged her not to cry
I wrote a letter
I said I'd miss her
And I signed that good bye

You know the happiest day of my life
I swear the happiest day of my life
Is the day that I die

Can you feel the cold tonight? (the day that I died)
It sets in, but it's alright (the day that I died)
Darkness falls, I'm letting go (the day that I died)
All alone, but I feel fine (the day that I died)

We took a drive and
We drove through DC
To see the places we lived
Long conversations
We talked of old friends
And all the things that we did
Summer nights
Drunken fights
Mistakes we made
Did we live it right?

You know the happiest day of my life
I swear the happiest day of my life
Is the day that I died

Can you feel the cold tonight? (the day that I died)
It sets in, but it's alright (the day that I died)
Darkness falls, I'm letting go (the day that I died)
All alone but I feel just fine

You know the happiest day of my life,
I know the happiest day of my life
I swear the happiest day of my life
Is the day that I die

Can you feel the cold tonight? (the day that I died)
It sets, but it's alright (the day that I died)
Darkness falls, I'm letting go (the day that I died)
All alone, but I feel fine

Did I live it right?
(day that i die)
I hope I lived it right
(day that i die)
Did I live it right?
(day that i die)
Did I Live it right?
I hope I lived it right
(day that i die)
I know I lived it right


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"The Day That I Die" as written by Joel Madden Benji Madden

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    General Commenthasn't anyone ever asked you what you would do if you knew you only had 24 hours to live? i think thy're just telling how they would spend their last day alive. not neccessarily by suicide. and its the happiest not only because it all ends but becaues its a day full of love and memories. *i luv benji*
    *ScreamingRiotGirl*on June 26, 2003   Link
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    General CommentTo me that's about suicide. Someone who can't handle or cope w/life and they feel that the best thing to do is kill themselves, so that they think that's the best day of their life. Quite sad when you think of it like that, but I believe that it's true, I haven't really listened to Good Charlotte, but my friend LOVES them, even has an e-mail address kind of about them..LoL.. And so he has a goood taste in music, so I think I'd like these... :) Enough randomness.. bwahah!
    InMeFanon May 28, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song seems almost about suicide, but not quite. if it IS about suicide, it's what he'd imagine someone who commits suicide would feel and not what he's ever felt himself. it seems to me that this song is about what would happen if he knew he was going to die and how it was a good day because he took control over his life and had a good time remembering how he lived and didnt regret anything.
    goodriddance4on May 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwow!!!! gc has sure grown lyrically
    adema69on May 30, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwow. this song made me cry. i havent heard it yet, cuz thier new cd isn't out yet..but the lyrics just made me cry. they sure have grown lyrically, from cute songs like "walk by" to this. i mean their other songs are deep and meaningful..but still. i know..this is kinda depressing. their others songs are usually kinda upbeat. and to me, it's about suicide. which is sad, cuz they've always been my "cheer up sure life sucks but it'll get better" band. oh well. enough rambling. this sounds like a great song and i love the lyrics. even if it's kinda sad. buti'm a more of an emo-core girl, so all my music is sad. yes..adding to my collection. lol..
    GCMestMeUpon May 30, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti really like this song. it's an acoustic song, and it's not joel that sings lead, benji does. i think it sounds really good. it is a really sad song, but i tend to like sad songs.
    awake&dreamingon May 31, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentin the song benji and joel go back and forth so really no body sings lead. i have the song, and i know there's a way to send it through AIM so, if you wanna IM me and explain it to me i could maybe send you the song. the s/n is asxestolemystash
    Pain In The A$$on June 01, 2002   Link
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    General CommentHey I just want everyone to knwo that the C.D. comes out on September 17th or 19th, its one or the other. Its going to be called "The Young and the Hopeless"
    peachykeenmachine3on June 02, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhere did you guys find this song.. cause i can't find it anywhere.. :(
    GCrocksmysockson June 02, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe cd's been pushed back till october 1 now. according to the band. if you want the song, IM me LetItRawk, i can send it to you. benji sings lead, joel sings the chorus.
    awake&dreamingon June 03, 2002   Link

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