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La La La La La La Da Da
La La La La La La Da Da

Just a kid it's all the same
Growing up, it doesn't change
Who are they to try to put us down?
Had enough of what they say
Sick and tired of all their games,
Stand up and...


    Elaina DeWulf
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    May 8th, 2015 5:48pm report

    A social casualty is being just another kid in a crowd. Someone who falls to standards and doesn't stick out. They don't take risk. It's what you are suppose to be. But in this song it means to take a chance and not care about the risk, be that kid that sticks out in a crowd, and that one kid that everyone knows who you are without even knowing you. Don't be afraid of being a reject, just be yourself and you'll be fine.


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    Sep 28th, 2014 9:11pm report

    I believe the song is mostly about how they don't want to be part of the big social circle. How they want to be their own person, to not be controlled by stereotypes and other people.
    <3 My interpretation.


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    Aug 14th, 2014 8:54am report

    They dont want to be like everybody else. They want to stand out for something. They're wanting to be saved from becoming what they are suppose to be, what the world wants them to be. ❤ Hope it helped.


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    Jun 10th, 2017 6:04am report

    I think that its about being individual in what you do and not being defined by social standards or stereotypes.


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    Mar 26th, 2016 3:35am report

    I think this song is about overcoming the social status quo (or norm)Just my thoughts


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    May 19th, 2015 5:39am report

    I think it is about going against conformity and being your own person 5 SOS are "punk band" and this is, in my point of view a very punk song


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    Apr 2nd, 2015 4:35pm report

    I think what they're saying is they don't want to be held to a standard and be expected of things because they can't be sure to deliver on them.


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    Mar 29th, 2015 3:09am report

    (sorry about any grammar, I'm French) A social casualty is someone who is a stereotypical member of the social pyramid (generally around the top most section). They are those who relish in selfies, mainstream music, extremely popular fashion trends, etc. They are someone who is unoriginal, or just a copy of everyone else.
    (My interpretation)


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    Dec 4th, 2014 12:33am report

    it's about not being part of the norm. its about being who you are.


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    Nov 12th, 2014 11:22am report

    This song is all about being who you want to be and not following the people around you!!!!!!

    i love this song


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    Nov 6th, 2014 11:42pm report

    I think the song is about, standing up and being yourself. Not being afraid to not be popular.


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    Oct 6th, 2014 10:27am report

    i think the meaning of this song is they really like sum41 -_-

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