"Jinx" as written by Billie Joe Armstrong, Frank E. Wright and Michael Pritchard....
I fucked up again, it's all my fault
So turn me around and face the wall
And read me my rights and tell me I am wrong
Until it gets into my thick skull

A slap on the wrist
A stab in the back
Torture me, I've been a bad boy
Nail me to the cross and tell me you have won
I lost before I did any wrong


I'm hexed with regrets and bad luck
So keep your distance, it's rubbing off
Or you will be damned to spend your life in hell
On Earth with me tangled at your feet
You finally met your nemesis
Disguised as your fatal long-lost love
So kiss it goodbye
Until death do we part
You fell for a jinx for crying out loud

I'm a curse hangin' around you
I'm a curse hangin' around you
I'm a curse hangin' around you
I'm a curse hangin' around you

Lyrics submitted by kevin, edited by jaysper

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

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    General CommentI think he says "I'm a curse hanging around you". Don't know for sure, but that's what i understand from it... And i really love this song!!! Makes me think of an ex... Greetz!
    FieKeBieKeon June 21, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdoes anyone know the lyrics at the very end of this song? i can't work them out - but this is one of my faves
    Green_Daveon July 31, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMore fun with bondage...
    Jakeberton June 10, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"Im discontented around you"?
    "Im malcontented around you"?
    I got no idea what's at the end really.
    I like the "whoo" after the first verse, but I find myself waiting for "Haushinka" when I listen to this song.
    punker_rockeron December 04, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentJinx is about a girl who liked Billie
    BlankPage_on December 23, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentat the end it says "Im a ghost hanging around you" i thought it was curse too, made more sesne to me lol, but apparently not.
    jimmytremoron December 30, 2004   Link
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    General CommentAt the end I always thought it says "Bad luck keeps hanging around you"
    ArianeTheFoolon January 22, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI'm fairly sure it says "I'm a curse hanging around you." Only because it makes mroe sense given the context, but I can hardly tell.

    jimmytremor, where did you hear for sure that it was 'ghost'?
    InbredBastardon January 25, 2005   Link
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    General Commentstrange song... i like it though xD

    it's possibly about a girl who liked billie but he didn't like her.
    "You finally met you nemesis disguised as your fatal long lost love" i.e. you think you love me but you don't know me...

    any other ideas...?
    scattered_nimrOdon March 26, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti like the first of the song where they are counting and it gets better from there
    losersrock11on March 27, 2005   Link

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