What does The Anthem mean?

Good Charlotte: The Anthem Meaning

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The Anthem Lyrics

Good Charlotte - The Anthem Lyrics
(Yeah, here we go)
It's a new day, but it all feels old
It's a good life, that's what I'm told
But everything, it all just feels the same

At my high school, it felt more to me
Like a jail cell, a...

  1. anonymous
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    Aug 30th !⃝

    Not living by your parents/teachers/classmates standards. If you ever feel like you’re worth way more than school and you have any talent in something, then do it. Be yourself, be different

  2. anonymous
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    Dec 15th 2016 !⃝

    "It's a new day," I feel like it's the beginning of a new year at school

  3. anonymous
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    May 24th 2012 !⃝

    A song about being yourself, but one that has a real meaning behind it.

  4. anonymous
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    Oct 5th 2009 !⃝

    THis song is about being yourself and not trying to fit into a certain stereotype: "Do you really wanna be like them?/ Do you really wanna be another trend?" Even though everyone is pressuring you to live up to a certain standard set by society, do what you want to do: "Go to college/ A university/ Get a real job/ That's what they said to me/ But I could never live the way they want"

  5. REMareback
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    Aug 21st 2008 !⃝

    It's basically about doing what you want in life, not following the rules. It has two elements:
    1: Telling you're parents who want you to go to university you don't want to and you hate school.

    2: Telling jocks/popular kids who don't like people who stand out that you're not going to follow their silly rules, and you're not going to be like them and more importantly, you don't want to.

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