You're not punk, and I'm telling everyone.
Save your breath, I never was one.
You don't know what I'm all about.
Like killing cops and reading Kerouac.
My enemies are all too familiar.
They're the ones who used to call me friend.
I'm coloring outside your guidelines.
I was passing out when you were passing our your rules.
One. Two. Three. Four.
Who's punk what's the score?
Got a friend.
Her name is Boxcar.
Cigarettes and beer in El Sob.
Her hair was blue, now it's green.
I like her mind.
She hates the scene.
You're on your own.
You're all alone.


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    General CommentThis cover is ÜBER. One time a girl called me a poser and told me she was all punk and stuff. I wish I'd have heard this song and told her to listen to it before this incident.
    Creationon May 03, 2002   Link
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    General CommentJawbreaker own. The Ataris don't butcher the song... but it isn't great. They do it justice though. go listen to the original if you like this one
    The_Philon June 10, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is an awesome song though.
    ADiamondStripeon July 05, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti think its about being yourself throughout.

    i quite like the song..*indicates name* because it makes me think of the people i know... and the "scene" i see.

    and it makes me sad, yet its just a good song.
    littleblustarboxcaron July 29, 2002   Link
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    General Comment everyone calls me you fake ataris fan. because i like there songs and non of freinds like this type of rock.
    LoserDude45on August 14, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is a great cover. i really enjoy listening to it and am unna hunt down the jawbreaker original...
    CapdownPunkon September 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is mad coz it bags out all of the fucking poser punks. I hate them all - especially those fuckheads that have decided that they hate the ataris coz its not considered to be "cool" anymore. Those ppl r so fucking sad!
    boptonon April 02, 2003   Link
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    General Commentbopton, you totally missed the point of the song... its about not caring about "the fucking poser punks" i saw ataris on saturday & like kris roe said, "being punk isn't about following people like a flock of sheep, its about listening to what you like and being who you are regardless of what people think" Those "fucking poser punks" may not necessarily fit your idea of a punk, but if they like the music, who gives a shit? ... i do agree bout the people that are screaming 'sell out' @ the ataris.... regarless of how they're music has EVOLVED - not changed... evolved - they' still amazing! this song is so badass... i love it
    MusicisLife14on April 21, 2003   Link
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    General Commentmmm the Jawbreaker version is awesome.. but, I think the newer version of Boxcar on the ABH re-release is better than the first cover.
    da77ynon April 27, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthis song owns for two reasons
    1) its a Jawbreaker cover
    2) at the STL show Kris dedicated it to me because I had a Jawbreaker shirt on! damn im cool..not really
    -and i know what it means but what i take from it is that we are all so busy seeing whose a "real" punk and whose a "poser" that its become something completey unlike what its about...and that everyone should just relax and listen to what they want
    betweenyou&meon April 28, 2003   Link

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