"What Happened" as written by and Marshall Goodman Bradley James Nowell....
Wake up in the morning
Clock says half past one
I have no sunglasses
As I step into the sun

There's no recollection
Of the evil things I've done
My head feels like I musta had some fun

(What happened?)

Last thing I remember
I was chillin' at a party
Pinching girlies' asses
I was drinking recklessly

I know I did something
Lord what could it be
Woke up in the morning
And all my friends hate me

What happened?

What I'm I doing here
Who is this girl in my bed
What is this shit on my face
My God, what is that awful smell

She may be an angel
She may be a queen
She might be black, white, American, Indian or Japanese

What happened?

Through a bottle at a bouncer
Didn't think that he was cool
Pissed in someone's drink
And through a bike into a pool

Driving down the side walk
Like a crazy possessed fool
I broke every single traffic rule

Oh! What happened?
What happened?

Let's go

She may be an angel
She may be a queen
She might be black, white, American, Indian or Japanese

Lyrics submitted by The Big Andowski

"What Happened" as written by Eric Wilson Marshall Goodman

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, THE BICYCLE MUSIC COMPANY

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    General Commenti love this song. it's the epitemy of sublimes unique musical style, and the lyrics are pretty damn funny too.
    staleph1shon August 27, 2002   Link
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    General Commentas IF no one else has commented. this song is so hilarious! even before i had experienced a similar situation to the one brad is singing about, i could just picture it.

    "my god, what is that awful smell?" hehehe
    ihatedangeron March 19, 2003   Link
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    General Commenthaha i wish i could see brad when this happened if it really did, it would be so hardcore to chill with brad, eric, and bud at some party , i would give anything to do that , rip brad
    pendleton87on March 24, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis is the first Sublime song I ever heard. Thanks Justin. I can't ever thank you enough. Chris
    Badfish64on May 06, 2003   Link
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    General Commenthehe one of my favorite lyrics... it's really funny when you imagine that...=]
    how I wish i could be on a party with them too, pendleton87 .. but that's impossible for me...
    anyways .. love ya, sublime ;]
    sublimegirlon June 17, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI think everyone who loves partying can relate to this song.
    Prep_Punk84on May 18, 2004   Link
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    General CommentHaha, this is definitly my "waking up at 3pm on a sunday/ not knowing where my wallet is/who did i sleep with?" song. Makes me feel better that brad went through it too.
    phifeon April 11, 2005   Link
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    General Commentoh gawd this song brings up so many 2nd hand memories (2nd hand because other people have to tell you what happened). It used to be when i was younger that my stomach would tell me when to stop drinking (ie i'd chunder if i had too much) now it never hapens, i simply wake up in some location wondeing what the fark hapened, how i got all these bruises and grazes, who's phone number that is writen on my arm and why i was text mesaging my mate at 3:30AM about "ptutig tha shoews in de freeezr, soo as me= runig faster than him haha Iwin"
    Jebus_Christon March 21, 2006   Link
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    General Commenttequila!
    subterranean_summeron October 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyeah, i can kinda relate. last weekend in mexico...what happened?
    subterranean_summeron October 23, 2006   Link

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