"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.


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

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    General CommentI personally think it's about a drug addiction.

    "I got a new start on a dead end road " The dead end road being the addiction, a new start being a different drug.

    "Perfect picture of bad health " Self explanitory
    BillieKilledPunkon June 29, 2004   Link

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