5 Seconds of Summer: Social Casualty Meaning
Social Casualty Lyrics
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 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.
anonymous 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.
anonymous Nov 6th, 2014 11:42pm report
I think the song is about, standing up and being yourself. Not being afraid to not be popular.
anonymous Mar 18th, 3:14am report
the song is about not caring about what people want them to be. a doctor, an architect, a lawyer: "successful." they don’t want their life to be wasted because of other people’s standards and expectations of them ("don’t wanna be a VICTIM.") the word "authority" could mean "the majority", like they don’t wanna be a victim of a minority of people who think it’s funny to mock others, to judge them for what they like or who they want to be. "i’ll always be a part of the minority." means : i don’t care if i’m seen as uncool, as weird, as a REJECT. i will keep on being myself no matter what.
anonymous 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.
anonymous Mar 26th, 2016 3:35am report
I think this song is about overcoming the social status quo (or norm)Just my thoughts
anonymous 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
anonymous 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.
anonymous 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.
anonymous Dec 4th, 2014 12:33am report
it's about not being part of the norm. its about being who you are.
anonymous 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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anonymous 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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