How many bands have wrote this song before?
I can name at least fifty
I bet you could name a hundred more.
There's over a couple thousand chord progressions around
Will someone tell me who decided
They'd run this one into the ground?!

I'm putting a stop to it once and for all
I'm putting my fist right through the wall
I'm telling you one and all
You better not write this stupid song again
"I've got a little plan, so listen up
We could write a four chord wonder
And make a million bucks"
No need to mention names cause' you know who you are.
Take word of my advice or I'll break your guitar
I think it's time to set things straight
I just write the song I hate.
And, I'll write it again and again and again

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"Four Chord Wonder" as written by Kristopher Lee Roe

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    General Commentthis the first song i learned on the guitar...the song is okay..the beat is similar to "hey kid", but it's easy when starting out to play! =D
    peachiedawlie182on April 16, 2002   Link
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    General Commentaweasome song and definetely funny
    HippieLoseron May 29, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthe beat is ment to be similar to hey kid cos theyre taking the piss outa themselves
    if you read the booklet to the re-released anywhere but here it says the have "I just wrote the song I hate.
    And, I'll write it again and again and again" at the end of this song, then its followed by hey kid which is what they are talking about

    reading over it none of that made sense
    oh well
    marriott67on March 16, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI love this song coz its baggingthe shit out of the pop industry!!!
    BTW Hey Kid wasnt an attempt for $1 million - & if it was it was a failed one
    boptonon April 02, 2003   Link
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    General CommentMan, ataris were great. This song is ironic as hell seeing how now they are on MTV, becoming just what they are criticizing..
    bouncing_jon April 08, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthis songs hilarious but its great
    Anticrombie_Emo_Kidon June 27, 2003   Link
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    General Commentto the people who dont get this song and are wondering why it sounds like hey kid...its cuz this chord progression is used one thousand dammit by blink 182...i could name 100 more...
    reesesboyon July 04, 2003   Link
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    General CommentPower chords, easiest thing to learn on a guitar.
    [IMPS] Grifteron May 20, 2004   Link
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    General CommentFUCK THE ATARIS
    fruitcakeisgoodon May 23, 2004   Link

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