"Overrated" as written by Adam Wade Gontier, Neil Sanderson, Brad Walst and Gavin Brown....
Worn out and faded
The weakness starts to show
They've created the generation
That we know
Washed up and hated
The system moves so slow
They give us answers
To questions they don't even know

You made it
You played it
Your shit is overrated
You made it
You played it
Your shit is overrated

Used up and Jaded
You're thinking way too slow
So we're creating answers
On our own
We can't relate
To what you think you know
And you create
The problems that will never
Go away

You made it
You played it
Your shit is overrated
Your shit is over

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"Overrated" as written by Brad Walst Adam Gontier

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    My InterpretationI love this song, it's almost exactly what I think of the government.
    "Worn out and faded
    The weakness starts to show
    They've created the generation
    That we know."
    -- This is obviously talking about how people in the government and usually pretty old, older than most of the people in their country.
    "Washed up and hated
    The system moves to slow"
    --I really like this line I must admit. I don't think you could find anyone who likes/completely agrees with their current government. And the U.S. court system moves really slowly, cases and take months and sometimes years to be decided, it's awful/pathetic/stupid/etc.
    "They give us answers
    To questions they don't even know"
    --This is so true, if you watch political interviews, it seems like a lot of the time the person being interviewed just gives total bull crap responses that hardly make sense and have nothing to do with the question they're being asked.
    Crow44on July 24, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song. On their site Neil said this about the song: "The lyrics in this song talk about our generation that is tired of conforming to an outdated set of values, rules, and morals, that have been set up by people of an older generation, who are completely out of touch with the way we choose to live our lives today."
    Annabelle82on June 11, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthey that is so ture...my parent's are SO old fashion, it's not funny, they're like technology nazis or something and so over protective so this song fits in perdfectly with that discription
    LegolazIsMyElfon October 20, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthmm ... can you say next single?
    papercuton November 20, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song and tdg is a really great band
    luv2behatedon January 11, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song kicks some major ass
    pinkpony87on January 12, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits totally about things just being so stupid and you being made at the stupid people who come up with idiotic ideas...they give us answers(they tell us what to do) to the questions they dont even know(things they have no fucking clue about)i love three days grace and it is an honor to be on the first page!
    i love you three days grace!rock on!
    lovin_greendayon July 17, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think its a person thats gettin angry over somebody who cant admit that there just lookin for a lil' sati-satisfaction!

    apotheosis23on July 17, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI would be interested to know what the band's political views are, I can't help but think this song describes the 60s protest generation so aptly... youth of today are so over that
    david_lpfanon September 10, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentu guys are making it sound like this song is about old ppl. i dont care what it says that Neil said, i think it sounds more like it's about the media. i mean..
    "you create
    The problems that will never
    Go away"
    i think that sums up my opinion!
    emeraldrealmon September 20, 2005   Link

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