I never met someone so jaded
your music's really over rated
nothing but a lot of pretentious noise
I know that claire danes is your chick
to me you're just some ugly prick who got lucky
cause he knew the Beastie Boys
and I cant stand it

a lot goes on but nothing happens
but this time that's not true
i wrote this song for you
to tell you that your 15 minutes of fame are almost up
yea one more thing, Ben Lee you suck

Bob Dylan must be kinda pissed
cause you've been writing all his hits
packaged and reprocessed for the world
I'd love to kick you in the face
break your legs and throw you from a train
cause you're such a fucking girl
and I cant stand it

I guess this song's come to an end
I'll say good bye until we meet again
you better stay out of my town
cause if i had way
I'd call up snoop, ice cube, and dr. dre
we'd come and beat you down


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  • +1
    General CommentBen Lee is fucking 82938293289x more talented than the shitty pop punk band that is the ataris.

    I had a little bit of respect for the ataris before just now reading this song for the first time.

    Kris can not like him cause he has a crush on his girl, but attempting to say that he's not talented? Coming from a band that only knows 3 drum rhythms. Fuck the ataris.
    RyanSmarton May 09, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIt is inappropriate and completely unfathomable for anyone to judge Ben Lee : A. without meeting him and B. without listening to his music. It's pathetic to see people tear down an artist with such purity and lyrics that will blow you away. It seems to me that 50% of the Ataris hit songs were written by some other band. Their mainstream pop/Emo punk or whatever you want to call it falls an incredible amount short of Ben Lee's genius. Look up "Daisy" and read the lyrics. The Ataris are just another band that picks up an electric guitar, plays a few power chords, flips on a distortion pedal and sings songs about pointless matters in life. Pathetic.
    ignoranceisbliss11on August 14, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI've never met these people. But on the sole basis of reading this thread, I'm a fuckload more inclined to listen to Ben Lee than the Ataris. The Ataris only really popular song was one that they didn't even write, a cover of a song that was garbage to begin with ("Boys of Summer"). At least Ben Lee's song aren't as monotonous and as uniformed as the Ataris.
    carlosthedwarfon November 09, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think it is hilarious that they are knocking ben lee for stealing bob dylans shit.
    all the loser on this thing are just repeating what the song says and think they are cleaver.
    and the song knocks lee's 15 minutes of fame and the only fame they had were a cover of don henley's song. irony anyone.
    The Atari's are weak and overrated!!!
    allprokgbon April 01, 2007   Link
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    My OpinionI love Ben! But that aside, this song is just ridiculous. I can't even begin to take it seriously. And apparently neither could Ben Lee. He's recorded a version of this on his newest album. It's utterly hilarious, and really shows the Ataris that they haven't scathed him in the slightest. Nice try guys. Ben Lee wins this round.
    roonerspismon February 17, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgo Kris...Ben Lee is an asshoel!
    theonepeterfon May 25, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song just makes me laugh and laugh and laugh.
    roxyglamouron June 20, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"cause you're such a fucking girl "
    he says this shit with passion, niiice :)
    Midtowneron June 21, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIf you have nothing else to do, go ahead and go rip Ben Lee apart on his songs on SongMeanings.net. Just for kicks, of course.........and remember to advirtise this song on there! That will really piss off all 10 of those Ben Lee fans!
    Centri_Alphaon July 23, 2002   Link
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    General Commentkris fell in love with claire danes(as heard in 'my so called life') he met her at this concert or some crap and offered her a cd.. she turned him down due to the stick up her ass.. ben lee was her boy friend and now: ben lee if your reading this I want to kick u in ur ass.. that should explain it
    skidavoon July 28, 2002   Link

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