"Quitter" as written by Darrel W. Herbert and Todd Lewis....
Didn't I give you everything?
Didn't I take you where you want to be?
Didn't I make you feel just like a queen?
And all that time I thought that I was gettin' somethin' right
Look me in the eye and tell me somethin'
Am I supposed to walk away with nothin'?
Do I convince myself we never happened?
Well I guess I won't be denied
I'm gettin' somethin' right

Lover!
Are you happy now?
Quitter, quitter!

In the coming days the dust will cover
All the evidence of your first lover
I hope wherever you are now you'll wake up
And see just what a mess you made of this
'Cause I'm gettin' somethin' right

Am I gettin' somethin' right?

Lover!
Are you happy now?
Quitter, quitter!


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"Quitter" as written by Todd Lewis Darrel W. Herbert

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  • +1
    General Commentkilled her??? common man! this is about a former lover who was a total bitch and SHE'S the one who quit... period

    duh
    toadworthon August 15, 2008   Link
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    My InterpretationI have to throw my hat in with the 'messy breakup' crowd. It sounds like she ended the relationship, even though he thinks he bent over backwards for her. So the chorus refers to her "Lover!", and asks "Are you happy now?". He then accuses her of being a "Quiter!". The whole song, title included, is an accusation against her.
    EvolutionKillson September 21, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is unbelievable. This totally explain the first time a girl broke up with me. Just perfectly done
    Tha B-Doggon April 15, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt sound like it is about a girl or religion, he gave up.
    neo83on April 24, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSounds like the break-up with the first girl i loved. I treated her like a goddess and she left me, and led me on an emotional roller-coaster... I love this song and every other Toadies song.
    hydrogenon May 01, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song rules, it reminds me of this asshole i know.
    leigha109on July 21, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHeh, this song is about a guy loving a girl and giving her everything and she dumps him. He kills the girl in a rage.
    "AM I suppose to walk away with nothing" he got nothing from the relationship
    "Lover, Are you happy now, Quitter, Quitter" He just killed her and is still pissed off so he asks her if shes happy now.
    "In the coming days the dust will cover All the evidence of your first lover" He just buried her
    Its all right there
    MollyIsALiaron July 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think that molly might have some anger issues! :-/

    This song is amazing, and you can really just feel the emotion in his life through whatever he was going through with a girl at the time.

    my favorite part of the song is when he says:
    "and in the coming days the dust will cover
    all the evidence of your first lover
    i hope wherever you are now you'll wake up
    and see just what a mess you made of this
    im getting something right"

    lyrically, its just brilliant. i dont think he killed his girlfriend and buried her becuase he says, "all the evidence of your first lover" not my first lover...what i do think it means is that over time the evidence of the relationship will be buried, however those feelings of how sour it went will remain.

    kindof reminds me of one of my ex-girlfriends and how she cheated on me. i hope she will wake up
    shibynesson May 21, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentShe quit this relationship, and hooked up with another guy.

    This guy killed & buried her man.

    Now he's taunting her.
    fo0tson August 19, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHe realizes she's not a virgin.
    fo0tson August 19, 2005   Link

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