What does Bad Company mean?

Search Login

Five Finger Death Punch: Bad Company Meaning

Song Released: 2010


Get "Bad Company" on MP3:

Get MP3 from Amazon

Bad Company Lyrics

A company
Always on the run
A destiny
It's the rising sun
I was born
A shotgun in my hands
Behind the gun
I'll make my final stand

And that's why they call me
Bad Company
I can't deny
Bad Bad Company till the day I die
Until the day...

  1. 1TOP RATED

    #1 top rated interpretation:
    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jun 28th 2018 report

    It is about someone that believes they are “bad company” because they will always fight to the fullest they can and that they say “ we all gotta die” means that they aren’t afraid to die because everyone will die in the end anyway

  2. 2TOP RATED

    #2 top rated interpretation:
    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Nov 10th 2012 report

    I think the song is about how the singer (and probably the band itself) has a philosophy in life that everyone seems threatened by, which I think is what is meant by, "I was born a shotgun in my hands." He doesn't care that his thoughts of life are different because he says, "Behind the gun I'll make my final stand" so he's willing to die in what he believes in, regardless that everyone hates him for it. So because people think of his philosophy as threatening, everyone calls them bad company, they're "bad people." The bridge part pretty much explains their philosophy of an eye for an eye and all that stuff. Yeah, that's about it.

  3. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    May 1st 2017 report

    The wild west.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway
  4. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Feb 13th 2017 report

    I think of Bad Company shows that a soldier's point of view of things whenever determination could lead good or bad about what has war must offer.

  5. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    May 19th 2014 report

    The original song is about Southerners after the civil war and how they are treated and percieved by the rest of america.

  6. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Apr 1st 2014 report

    It's about war. Watch the music video.

  7. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Nov 9th 2012 report

    I think this song, at least version. Is about someone acknowledging that they're presence is usually a very bad thing. And they don't care and they don't change and this is who they are. They've become the renegade(s). They make..well bad company. And for whatever reason, they wont change and well it just means they're bad company til they die. I might not have worded this the best. But that's my take

  8. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Dec 14th 2011 report

    this song was originally written by bad company.five finger death punch did remade the song and put it on the new album,war is the answer


More Five Finger Death Punch song meanings »


 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]





Related Blog Posts

Just Posted

Round Here anonymous
Habit anonymous
Pieces anonymous
Don't Hurt Yourself anonymous
Green Light anonymous
How Deep is Your Love? anonymous
Johnny B. Goode anonymous
Dancin' in the Streets anonymous
Touch of Grey anonymous
Where Do Babies Come From anonymous
Hammerhead anonymous
Big Yellow Taxi anonymous
Sing Me To Sleep anonymous
Read All About It (Part III) anonymous
Ready Aim Fire anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

Memories!
347aidan
Human
Cody Johnson
I Hate Alabama
Conner Smith
If I Was A Cowboy
Miranda Lambert
Take My Name
Parmalee
MAMMAMIA
Maneskin
Coming Back
James Blake
No Time For Toxic People
Imagine Dragons