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I'm on a sentimental journey into sight and sound
Of no return and no looking back or down
A conscientious objector to the war that's in my mind
I'm leaving in a lurch and I'm taking back what's mine

I'm on a mission into destination unknown
An expedition into Desolation Road

Where I'm a castaway (going at it alone)
Castaway (now I'm on my own)
Castaway (going at it alone)
Castaway (now I'm on my own)

Lost and found, trouble bound, castaway

I'm riding on the night train and driving stolen cars
Testing my nerves out on the boulevard
Spontaneous combustion on the corners of my mind
I'm leaving in a lurch and I'm taking back what's mine

I'm on a mission into destination unknown
An expedition into Desolation Road

Where I'm a castaway (going at it alone)
Castaway (now I'm on my own)
Castaway (going at it alone)
Castaway (now I'm on my own)

Lost and found, trouble bound, castaway

I'm on a sentimental journey into sight and sound
Of no return and no looking back or down
A conscientious objector to the war that's in my mind
I'm leaving in the lurch and I'm taking back what's mine

I'm on a mission into destination unknown
An expedition into Desolation Road

Where I'm a castaway (going at it alone)
Castaway (now I'm on my own)
Castaway (going at it alone)
Castaway (now I'm on my own)

Lost and found, trouble bound, castaway

Castaway
Castaway (castaway)
Castaway (castaway)


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Castaway Lyrics as written by Frank Edwin Wright Iii Billie Joe Armstrong

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    THE BEST song on "Warning" period. Its awesome.

    somedudeinmdon May 26, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    i personally didnt liek this album much.

    vandalizedon May 26, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    I love this song so much. its one of their best songs on "warning"

    GCgirlVicious311on June 20, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    its has the best bass solo in the album and its green days best song on warning

    RaMoNeSon July 02, 2002   Link
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    I've been a fan of Green Day for almost 8 years now. In that time period, I've seen everything from early Dookie to their recent stuff. Though personally, I love everything before Nimrod, (though everything by Green Day is great), but I have to commend Green Day on writing the material for Warning. It must have taken a lot of gusts to be totally different and try new things in the studio. People say they suck now, or that they are not punk anymore, but did you ever notice they are still fucking old Green Day live? I respect them for trying something different in the studio. This song is definately one of the better songs off of Warning in my opinion...add a little more distortion and you have a song off of Nimrod!

    Insomniac86on July 11, 2002   Link
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    okay this is my favorite song on warning absolute the bst song on warning okay we are good a playing this song

    ryanilano11on August 20, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    I think every song on Warning is great. Because it shows that they have grown up and matured, also, the lyrics have gotten less and less about teen angst and girls, to more mature subjects. I love it.

    fuckyouallon March 29, 2003   Link
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    It is really spooky how this song sums up what my friend recently went through. He is a naval officer, and had to leave his hometown and cruise around the world on a destroyer. It's like they looked at his situation and came up with this kickass song.

    Sleepon April 14, 2004   Link
  • 0
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    HAvent you realized that almost this whole album is about how they have matured and are writing more meaningful songs less about meth and other drugs

    PlatypusIhateUon May 17, 2004   Link
  • 0
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    Being a loner, or doing things alone.

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    Jakeberton June 10, 2004   Link

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