Evil is what you are
As well as being sharp
I fell right to it
She sells and I don't
Like it feels
Like Shonen Knife and kills
But they don't mind in an evil town
Evil is what you are
As well as being sharp
I fuckin' feel to it
I'm in an evil town

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    General CommentCraig and Patrick in an interview:

    “ Evil Town is about kind of certain types of people and certain types of places, but no-one or nowhere in particular. It really isn’t. But if you think about a town that is, well, evil, just apply the song to whatever place that is for you. I think it’s got this futuristic vibe to it but it’s still just using basic drums and guitar.”
    “ Very chromatic equals Evil in a musical sense.”
    IWannaGetFreeon December 01, 2004   Link
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    General Commentmaybe it's about edward sissorhands evil twin.
    skittlesAARon January 01, 2005   Link
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    General Commentim not sure if i get the "shonen knife" refrance. hmm maybe it has something with the city of towns vill from power puff girls, I only say that because of the band shonen knife's affiliation with that show, hmmm.
    buddahs_best_buddyon January 10, 2005   Link
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    General CommentSounds like its about chris detecting how harsh people can be towards him, and maybe even looking back he saw some of the jokes at his expense, evil town is his reaction to that.

    He feels dull and stupid, and no one cares.
    lolwuton March 01, 2008   Link
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    General Comment*Craig, who's chris =)

    wtb edit button
    lolwuton March 12, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about Geelong, Australia. Can't think of a town more evil than this one.
    aclockworktomatoon August 22, 2008   Link
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    My InterpretationI feel that this song is about how a person hates their town so much and tries their very best to move away from that "Evil Town" but they keep getting lured back into it somehow. This song is very personal to me because I live in a town called Edgewater Park,NJ and the people here are really assholes and have no respect for one another.
    grungefan4life99on January 15, 2015   Link

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