Blink 182: Easy Target Meaning
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Easy Target Lyrics
She's a landslide with a city beneath her (That’s what she wanted)
So take a good look, so you'll never forget it (That's what she wanted)
Take a deep breath, I know I'm...
anonymous Nov 21st, 2005 11:18am report
This song is about the bitchy popular girl at high school that takes advantage of guys. When Tom and Mark were younger, their friend got asked out by the most popular girl in the school, so he went to her house and her and her friends soaked him in water with a hose.
"Holly's looking dry, she's looking for an easy target"
anonymous Jan 12th, 08:46 report
This is about a girl named Holly, who invited their friend, later released their producer, Jerry Finn, over to her house. She ambushed him and sprayed him with a hose. Jerry had to then ride home on his bike dripping wet and humiliated.
anonymous Jul 11th, 2012 7:06am report
This song is not about any of their ex-girlfriends. In the cd booklet, it says it's about a mean, popular girl and her friend who tricked one of Toms friends to go over to her house. He was all happy with himself, but, when he got their, the girl and her friend squirted him with water guns. Aw.
anonymous Oct 11th, 2011 10:53pm report
Yes, this is about one girl mark, tom and scott went to highschool with that invited one of thier friends to a party and then soaked him with water ballons and the hose.
anonymous Mar 4th, 2011 3:16am report
The first person is exactly right it says so in the lyric book, tom explains what the song means off to the side of the lyrics.
anonymous Mar 11th, 2008 3:00am report
Holly was an ex tom's girlfriend who dated him so she could get to know Tom's older brother. Eventually she dumped Tom and dated his bro.
Holly just symbolizes the mean, perverse teenage girl.
anonymous Nov 1st, 2006 11:09pm report
Maybe it's talking about Hollywood.
If you listen to the whole self titled CD in a certain order there is a story and holly uses tom or mark and she's looking for an easy target they use metaphors such as ''shes a flower that you place on my casket'' to prtray this and in the song ''all of this'' right after this song on the album tom sings ''use me holly'' so she probably hold some significance to mark or tom
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