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Bang! Lyrics

I get up, I get down and I'm jumpin' around
And the rumpus and ruckus are comfortable now
Been a hell of a ride but I'm thinkin' it's time
To grow (bang! bang! bang!)

So I got an apartment across from the park
Put quinoa in my fridge,...


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    Nov 9th, 11:56am report

    This song is so not about suicide. It's about transitioning into an adult.

    Been a hell of a ride but I'm thinkin' it's time to grow
    -He's had fun but it's time to grow up.

    Put quinoa in my fridge, still I'm not feelin' grown
    -He doesn't fill like an adult even though he has quinoa in the fridge.

    Feel like I'm gonna puke 'cause my taxes are due
    -Only adults pay taxes.
    You can figure the rest out!


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    Oct 30th, 10:37am report

    very disturbing, I think its encouraging suicide or mass shooting, since it says"lets"so its enticing/inviting to join in this demented song!! Honestly its got a catchy tune but the lyrics are wacked!! prob should be removed from charts!!!just my personal opinion.

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    Oct 16th, 10:13am report

    I believe he’s had enough. Nothing in the present while he’s young, and nothing to look forward to as he gets older. “ It’s been a hell of a ride, but I’m thinking it’s time to go”. I interpreted as going out with a bang, a suicide song.


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    Oct 13th, 10:26pm report

    Please, shouldn't this be obvious! (Sorry for be TOXIC.) This song is about suicide, and how he's sick of life, and going out with a BANG! is the best way to go.

    If you are struggling with suicide, please tell a trusted adult, or a friend. No matter how long you had it, or who you are, everyone deserves help.


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    Sep 12th, 9:39pm report

    There out fits remind me of the shining by steven king, the song is super catchy and I feel like it has defenitly has a suicidal meaning to it bang bang bang come on they said it's about transitioning from kids to adults, idk seems creepy to me


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    Sep 9th, 9:06pm report

    It seems like it's about suicide, like they're so bored with 'the norm'that they are finding ways to kill themselves.


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    Jul 24th, 7:54pm report

    It seems that the song is referencing suicide, "im way too young to lie here forever im way to old too try so whatever" then it says "let's go out with a bang" So basically he's done trying and so he;s finding different ways to die. We can also see the monotonous tasks of the day are wearing him out, "feel like im gonna puke cause my taxes are due" so everyday tasks are depressing. Basically its about depression and suicide.


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    Apr 23rd, 2020 4:12pm report

    I think it tries to tie in that it is their last song like when he says "i'm thinking its tome to go, here we go"


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    Feb 19th, 2020 2:39pm report

    To me it seems to represent being stuck in a rut. You get used to the chaos and abuse and it becomes comfortable, yet draining and depressing.

    After a while, making change, however tough, is possible. There is a major adjustment period, and in a certain way we miss the old life.

    It seems like a Carpe Diem sort of situation.

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