"Dammit" as written by and Scott/hoppus Raynor....
It's alright to tell me what you think about me
I won't try to argue or hold it against you
I know that you're leaving, you must have your reasons
The season is calling, your pictures are falling down

The steps that I retrace, the sad look on your face
The timing and structure did you hear he fucked her?
A day late a buck short I'm writing the report
On losing and failing when I move I'm flailing now

And it's happened once again
I'll turn to a friend
Someone that understands
Sees through the master plan

But everybody's gone
And I've been here for too long
To face this on my own, well I guess this is growing up
Well I guess this is growing up

And maybe I'll see you at a movie sneak preview
You'll show up and walk by on the arm of that guy
And I'll smile and you'll wave, we'll pretend it's okay
The charade, it won't last, when he's gone I won't come back

And it'll happen once again
You'll turn to a friend
Someone that understands
And sees through the master plan

But everybody's gone
And you've been there for too long
To face this on your own, well I guess this is growing up

Well, I guess this is growing up
Well, I guess this is growing up
Well, I guess this is growing up
Well, I guess this is growing up
Well, I guess this is growing up


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"Dammit" as written by Mark Hoppus Tom Delonge

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  • +9
    General CommentThis song is about a break-up. The girl leaves him and finds somone else.

    The first verse is her breaking up with the boy, "I know that your leavin, You must have your reasons". He just wants to know why she is leaving, "It's alright to tell me what you think about me".

    The second verse is him hearing about her new bf "I heard he fucked her". He is looking back and wishing he could have done better "I'm writing the report on losing, and failing".

    The chorus is him wanting to turn to his friends to help get over the girl, but whilst he was with her he pushed his friends away. "But everybody's gone
    and I've been here for too long". So he has to get over her by himself.

    The next verse is him running into her at the moives. "And maybe I'll see you
    at a movie, sneak preview ", i think the sneak preview is reffering to him seeing her in her new relationship. The end of this verse is him saying that she is only with her new bf to distract herself from feeling hurt and that in the end she will want to come back to the first bf but he wont want her back by then, "The charade, it won't last
    When he's gone I wont come back".

    The next chours actualy changes. If you listen he is actually saying "And it's happened once again
    you'll turn to a friend". "But everybody's gone
    and you've been here for too long". All the I's are now you's and the my's are your's. So basically he is saying to the girl that when she realises she doesnt really want her new bf she will be in the same position as he was when she broke up with him at the start, with no friends to turn to.

    The "I guess this is growing up" means what it says. He is learning about relationships and heartbreak, as is she.

    Well thats how it seems to me, anyone agree?
    punkstjimmyon March 14, 2007   Link
  • +4
    General Comment"They Are Sell Outs" is such a stupid thing to say. If you started a band and played clubs and you were having alot of fun with it, and got no money from it, eventually you would stop what you love because you would need to get a real job. But then, if you were playing clubs and someone came up to you and said hey you can make millions of dollars if you make an album, would you say no? I didn't think so....
    IMAlittleTEAPOTon February 08, 2002   Link
  • +4
    General Comment22 pages and a bunch of people just bitching, i came here to learn what the song is About damn it!
    *sway*on August 28, 2008   Link
  • +2
    General CommentIt's alright to tell me what you think about me
    i won't try to argue or hold it against you
    i know that you're leaving. you must have your reasons
    your season is calling. Your pictures are falling down.

    and it's happened once again
    I'll turn to a friend
    but everybodys gone
    and I've been here for to long
    to face this on my own
    well i guess this is growing up

    the steps that i retrace the sad look on your face
    the timing, the structure. did you hear? He f#cked her
    a day late a buck short i'm writting the report on loseing and failing. when i move I'm flailling now.

    and it'll happened once again
    I'll turn to a friend
    but every bodys gone
    and I've been here for to long
    to face this on my own
    well i guess this is growing up

    and maybe i'll see you at a movie. sneak preview
    you'll show up, and walk by on the arm of that guy
    and i'll smile and you'll wave. we'll pretend it's okay
    the charade, it won't last. when hes gone i wont come back

    and it'll happen once again you'll turn to a friend
    some one who understands. sees through the master plan
    but everybodys gone and you've been here for too long to face this on your own well i guess this is growing up

    well i guess this is growing up
    well i guess this is growing up
    well i guess this is growing up
    well i guess this is growing up


    weezer182on January 18, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentblink 182 at their best. this song rules. okay, so blink 182 became popular...so what? just because they made it doesnt mean they suck...they just happened to make a little more money and got a little more publicity..plus, they grew up a bit. but still, they still kick ass!
    ArReDzon February 10, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI thought this was about the songs and the lyrics, not who sold out and who hasn't
    Truth, Beauty, Freedom and Love
    the blunt oneon March 23, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentalthough blink are total sell outs..i mean come on.. BACKPACK ADS? wow backpacks are just as trendy as mariah's attempt to start a glitter mark on her arm a trend..but anyways..this is probably their only decent song..well old blink is good. but i learned this song on my guitar, and they toured with the ataris. so go old blink.
    peachiedawlie182on April 16, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song is simply about being a guy, and getting dumped by your girl. The first verse is about how the guy isn't judging her for breaking up with him. He's sort of accepting it. The 2nd verse is about the guy going back in his mind and wondering where the relationship went wrong. His mind is kind of a mess. The chorus is all about the guy turning to his friends for support, to help him get through the aftermath of the breakup. He sort of realizes that he has to get past the breakup, and sort of take it as another experience, hence, "well I guess this is growing up." Finally, the 3rd verse is about how the guy sees his ex with another guy. He has a little bit of animosity towards her, but he doesn't really show it. He's pretty much over her, so when she decides she wants him back, he won't want to. This song is awesome, it means a lot more to me now, since I just got dumped, and the lyrics basically emulate everything I'm feeling right now.
    omgslayer666on September 27, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song so much it completly reminds me of my best friend and it always makes me feel better when she is not around
    punkrockntunaon January 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthey might be sellouts but they still kick ass.carousel,dammit,adams song,what went wrong are all great songs
    odell0883on January 27, 2002   Link

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