Come on baby, we gotta get our clothes on
There’ll be no easy days, ‘cause I've got no degree
You’ll see your brother in a week or three, here’s a picture of me
Just don’t let them see, ‘cause they’re not that fond of me

They’re gonna tell you that I'm not real
But their time is through
And I'll be the one, yeah, I'll see this through

I'll fight for you, no one else is going to
They’re too busy fighting over you

Come on baby, we gotta get our plane now
Punk rock won’t pay the bills, so we gotta get started early
I'd like to hang around here with you
Got a life to teach you, just you and me
But everyone’s just gotta see you

They’re gonna tell you that I'm not real
But their time is through
And I'm with you still

And I'll be the one, yeah, I'll see this through
I'll fight for you, no one else is going to
They’re too busy fighting over you

They’re gonna tell you that I'm not real
But we’re havin’ fun together everyday
What could be more real than that, to a girl and her dad
And there’s no way they can brainwash you away from me

Come on baby, I gotta try to explain things
There’s no easy way, to say these things to you
There’s no easy way to tell you what is real

So come on baby
Let’s just go home now
I'll be responsible
And I'll do everything I have to
Instead of fighting over you
Yeah, I'll be the one
I'll be invisible
And there’s no way they can brainwash you
I'll see it through
I'll be invincible
Come on baby
They're gonna tell you that I'm not real
I'll fight for you
Not fighting over you
And there’s no way they can brainwash you
I'll fight for you
Come on baby
There’s no way we can lose
We’ll be OK




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Maddie song meanings
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    My InterpretationAt first I thought it was about another girl that got away, but as I listen more carefully, it's about "a girl and her dad", as said in the lyrics. Then it all made sense.

    So he's fighting for custody for his daughter (Maddie), and the other side of the family is trying to make Maddie forget about him. He's struggling with money, it could be one of the reasons of the breakup. He gives Maddie something to remember him by, but tells her to keep it a secret. He's confident that he'll get custody of Maddie as he fights FOR her, whereas the other side fights OVER her.

    More in depth:
    I was just copying and pasting lyrics, then I realised that as with most Descendents songs, the lyrics are pretty self explanatory. Reads like a book.
    timothy116on July 30, 2014   Link

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