"Uptight" as written by Billie Joe Armstrong, Frank E. Wright and Michael Pritchard....
I woke up on the wrong side of the floor.
Made, made my way through the front door.
Broke my engagement with myself.
Perfect picture of bad health, another notch scratched on my belt.

The future just ain't what it used to be.
I got a new start on a dead end road.
Peaked, peaked out on reaching new lows.
Owe, I paid off all my debts to myself.
Perfect picture of bad health, another notch scratched on my belt.

The future's in my living room.
Uptight, I'm a nag with a gun.
All night, suicide's last call.
I've been uptight all night.
I'm a son of a gun.
Uptight I'm a nag with a gun.


Lyrics submitted by kevin

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

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    General Commenti always thought it was about sleeping with someone on a drunken night and promising themselves not to sneak out the front door in the morning and leave, but they do. and the guys just feeling like hes going on and on in a circle, like a routine of depression. dont know where i got that from. not sure about the rest of the song. lol. but i love the line,
    Another notch scratched on my belt
    its so cool. really catchy tune aswell.

    X peace X
    Billie_Joe_is_mineon June 22, 2003   Link

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