Johnny was a junkie but his mommy didn't know
Couldn't see the track marks from his wrists to his elbows
She was too busy drinking martinis
Cos life in the suburbs ain't always that easy
It ain't that easy

Julie was perfect - yeah, queen of the prom
Most likely to succeed by the age of 21
Something funny happened to her along the way
First she took a hit then she ran away
I
n suburbia
Maybe tomorrow will be a better day,
There'll be a better way
Than suburbia
Oh, it ain't that easy
It ain't that easy
In suburbia

Johnny was found with a needle in his arm
Mommy couldn't figure out what went wrong
Tears roll from her tranquilized eyes
Another pill will kill the pain inside
The pain inside

Julie was hangin' from the 12th St Bridge
Her suicide note clenched in her fist
It said sorry things turned out this way
Maybe tomorrow will be a better day

In suburbia
Maybe tomorrow will be a better day,
There'll be a better way
Than suburbia
Oh, it ain't that easy
It ain't that easy
In suburbia

Johnny was a junkie but his mommy didn't know
Couldn't see the track marks from his wrists to his elbows
She was too busy drinking martinis
Cos life in the suburbs ain't always that easy
It ain't that easy


Lyrics submitted by Madame Me

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    General Commentthis song basically means if life sux dont run away or turn to drugs or kill your self because theres always a better day and a better way to get through it
    Sublime111on July 20, 2002   Link
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    General Commentexactly, if you're in a horrible stage of life or something,
    you never know, maybe tomorrow will be a better day
    drumdudeon August 03, 2005   Link

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