"World War III" as written by and Nicholas Jonas....
Yeah!
The time you walked into the bedroom
You were visibly upset
Telling me I made a bad move
But I didn't do nothing
Start screaming wake the neighbors
Now everybody's out for blood
I didn't want no confrontation
Because of you that's what I've got
Well you gotta chill out
Cause baby I don't wanna fight with you
And every battle we've fought
Just make us look like fools

No you cant have World War III
If there's only one side fighting
And you know
Whoa oh
That there's lessons left to learn
Every time you attack
It doesn't drive me to fight you back
And then I know
Whoa oh
That I'll never let it be World War III

World War III
Let me tell 'em

Now your rounding up your army
Getting all your troops on me
Telling lies just to feel happy
But i wont retaliate
No

No you cant have World War III
If there's only one side fighting
And you know
Whoa oh
That there's lessons left to learn
Every time you attack
It doesn't drive me to fight you back
And then I know
Whoa oh
That I'll never let it be World War III

Well you got to chill out
Cause baby i don't want to fight with you
and battle we fought just make us look like fools

No you cant have World War III
If there's only one side fighting
And you know
Whoa oh
That there's lessons left to learn
Every time you attack
It doesn't drive me to fight you back
And then I know
Whoa oh
That I'll never let it be World War III

Not gonna be World War III

Every time you attack
It doesn't drive me to fight you back
And I know
Whoa oh
That I'll never let it be World War III

World War III
World War III


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"World War III" as written by Nicholas Jonas

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    My Opinion The song is saying that the girl is always starting arguments with him for no reason. Almost as if she enjoys arguing with him. She keeps arguing but he doesn't ever retaliate so the arguments are all one-sided.

    "Well, you gotta chill out
    'Cause, baby, I don't wanna fight with you
    And every battle we fought
    Just made us look like fools"

    She takes everything he says to heart and she needs to "chill out" because he doesn't do it on purpose- he "don't wanna fight with you"

    "Now you're rounding up your army
    Turning all your troops on me"

    not sure about this bit but i took it to mean that she brings everything she can into the argument to make it bigger. She brings it all in to make her argument better.
    ijustwannaplaymymusicon June 16, 2009   Link
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    General CommentIt's a break-up song.

    He doesn't want to deal with her female-dog-y-ness anymore, so he's breaking up with her.
    SilverAuon June 29, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI love this song too much it's addicting i listen to it all the time
    JoeJonasJustBounceon October 19, 2009   Link
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    General Commentdumb song u know whoa oh lol
    Danielistheincrowd19on July 17, 2010   Link
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    My OpinionOk, Nick wrote this song. Sodo you know what this means? Medaphor! I ca't stress it enough! Is he mentioning a girl? Well yes. But that may not be the only thing he is referring to. This can relate to people in general. Trust me, I should know.

    "Now you're rounding up your army
    Turnin' all your troops on me
    Tellin' lies just to feel happy
    But I won't retaliate, no"

    Nick is obviously saying that someone got ticked off at "this other person" and now this person is telling lies to try and make the "other person" look bad. But the "other person" just ignores it because he/she is the better person and doesn't want to look foolishly anymore. And if you all know what we retaliation is? It isn't very nice, and is actually extrememly foolish and child like.
    NickJFan17on July 28, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis song lyric was written by Nick, and it's about Miley.

    You start screamin'
    Wake the neighbors
    And now everybody's out for blood
    I didn't want no confrontation
    Because of you, that's what I've got

    Well, you gotta chill out
    'Cause, baby, I don't wanna fight with you
    And every battle we fought
    Just made us look like fools (THESE PARTS TELL ABOUT HOW MILEY ALWAYS SAID ABOUT THEIR BREAK UP AND ONFTEN MENTIONED NICK'S MISTAKES THAT HURT HER, EVEN THOUGH SHE SAID SHE STILL LOVED HIM. SHE EVEN LIED TOO...remember when she told in an interview with Seventeen magz or smthn' she really was sad when they broke up coz Nick really hurt her, she even changed her style and look, for example, she said that Nick asked her to change the color of her hair, then she did that. And when they broke up she changed it into the color that Nick didn't like. That's totally lied, bcoz Miley did that for Sex and The City when she guest starred, and it was before the break up, NICK DIDN'T SAY TO RETALIATE. SHE TOLD ABOUT HOW NICK HURT HER EVERYWHERE)IT'S BECAUSE HE DIDNT WANNA ARGUE WITH HER. AND MILEY'S LIES, NICK REPLIED "TELLING LIES JUST TO FEEL HAPPY, BUT I WON'T RETALIATE)


    Every time you attack
    Doesn't drive me to fight you back (tHESE PARTS TELL HOW NICK JUST WANT THINGS CHILL, HE WON'T FIGHT MILEY BACK FOR HER LIE)..AND IT ALSO REMINDs US HOW NICK NEVER REALLY OPENED UP ABOUT HIS GFs, Especially Miley...maybe he just mentions her in some songs, but they are always cool. He never blows it up. It's always Miley who has a big mouth. even Selena doesn't really open about her romance with Nick.


    FYI, JUST SO U KNOW, I liked Miley for her personality and respected her much and felt sorry for her breaking heart bcoz of Nick. Once i noticed that Nick's a douche. But now i've found that Nick's a really nice guy. He never made his girls look like a fool in songs, she loved Miley even after break up. But Miley,i've found that she's just going to be wild. So, i lose respect for her. But i still like her music and movies, though. And I'm trying to be objective...i've done the research about this.

    BTW, I'm a JB Huge fan and I'm 22...





    amelmileyon November 14, 2010   Link
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    General CommentIt's about his (Nick) ex, Selena gomez always fighting and causing a war!
    I never liked Selena, never will. They always fought and tried to make everything
    ok, but it just didn't she wouldn't let it go, she started yelling, Nick did nothing and
    that's why he says "Because there's only one side fighting"

    well at least that's what I gathered
    Indy101on June 23, 2010   Link

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