"Rotting" as written by and Billie Joe/wright Iii Armstrong....
I'm rotting inside
My flesh turns to dust
Whisper, are you dying in my ear?
I'm so sick to death
Tumors in my head
Whisper, are you dying in my ear?
Black rose of death
In my fist I clutch
Thorns shred my finger tips
And drips toxic blood
Kiss me one last time
Wipe off my sweat
Whisper,are you dying in my ear?
As my bones they rust20lbs of trust
Whisper, are you dying in my ear?
Black rose of death
In my fast like lunch
Thorns shred my finger tips
And drips toxic blood
I'm rotting inside
My flesh turns to dust
Whisper,are you dying in my ear?
Kiss me one last time
Wipe off my sweat
Whisper, are you dying in my ear?
Whisper, are you dying in my ear?


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"Rotting" as written by Frank E. Billie Joe Armstrong

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  • +2
    General CommentLOL...I don't believe rafabernardo feels that way. And, BTW, this time you're going to pay:) Hold on and enjoy the ride 'cause I am leaving behind some pain.
    StayOUTOFMYLIFEon March 25, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song is so good, it gets addictive...

    or maybe it's just me...
    green_day_FREAKon June 23, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentOk yes, Bja's dad dying seems a v likely meaning of this song, But to me. its about breaking up with the girl you love. Especially her getting over you very quickly and you actually dying inside because of loosing her love. Love is a major part of life, without it we cant really be happy
    robwilkinon December 23, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentOh please... shut the fuck up!!!! This is NOT about girlfriends and boyfriends and breaking up and dying inside. you people make me so mad. goddamn teens!!!! This song couldn't be more obvious especially when BJ's father actually DID died on cancer!!!!!!!!! not every song is about love you idiots.
    MissNeuroticon December 28, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentMissNeurotic, the beauty of music is that it exists purely in the imagination of the listener. If love is the form this song takes in their minds, so be it, that is their opinion, and in music, nothing else counts.
    Personally, I imagine I'm on my deathbed, with my love stroking my hand and crying, whispering "are you dying?" in my ear. That's just me.
    GovernorWTFon February 13, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHah... yeah, I do realise that, but when it's about something that's this obvious it just pisses me off that people are stupid enough to tell otherwise. Mostly I'm really open to different theories, but this is just getting ridiculous.
    MissNeuroticon March 06, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI always thought it said "buzzed off my sweat", leading me to think it had to do with alcohol poisoning, "toxic blood".
    Quintonamoreon March 25, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is so cool. it means that. but i have no idea what it means
    sparklingmonkeyson July 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think this is like his lover has poisoned him and takes pleasure in watching him die. so it mite be a partner he had just really getting to him and not bringing anything good out of him.
    EmoPunkPiperon July 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song is about him dying and wanting to be with his lover one last time. You can tell by when he says kiss me one last time. And he also says whisper are you dying in my year which he is telling who ever to tell hi if he is dying or not
    Im-Alrighton May 06, 2003   Link

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