What does Poprocks And Coke mean?

Search Login

Green Day: Poprocks And Coke Meaning

Poprocks And Coke Lyrics

Wherever you go
You know I’ll be there
If you go far,
You know I’ll be there
I’ll go anywhere,
So I’ll see you there
You place the name
You know I’ll be there
You name the time
You know I’ll be there
I’ll go anywhere
So I’ll see you...

  1.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Mar 11th, 2012 3:42pm report


    Let's be entirely clear.

    If the song was about unconditional love and always being there for somebody, why the hell is it called "Poprocks and Coke"? You think the band couldn't think of anything and just decided to slap some silly label on it?

    There is an urban myth that if you eat Poprocks and then drink Coke, your stomach will explode. Clearly, an exploding stomach (or, at the very least, nausea) is somehow involved in this song.

    The song starts out seeming innocent, just a soft ballad/love song, but the persistent repetition of the "I'll be there for you" line and the rising intensity of the background music signifies that his offers to "be there for (her)" are being denied, and that she doesn't want anything to do with this person, but he keeps clinging on ("I don't care if you don't mind...")

    "Poprocks and Coke" represents the nausea that being a part of this one-sided-obsession (or watching somebody be overtly obsessed with someone who isn't interested) creates.

    Jesus, let's actually pay attention to the whole song.



  2.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jul 11th, 2010 7:53am report


    its about being there for people no matter what they do or what others think of think of them. my friend thinks its about stalking people. she is strange.



  3.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Apr 27th, 2010 4:45pm report


    This song was written for their families to say that they will be their no matter how far a part they are.



  4.  

    dudesweet
    click a star to vote
    Nov 23rd, 2007 11:24am report


    He loves a girl so much even if they aren't together he will help and be right behind. Kind of like making sure she doesn't fall on her way to a new boyfriend.



  5.  

    Magnoodle
    click a star to vote
    May 20th, 2007 5:30pm report


    This song is about being there, to take care of someone, no matter what. No matter the place, the time or the circumstances.



  6.  

    neecoolee123
    click a star to vote
    Jul 19th, 2006 7:21am report


    Ok this song is self-explanitory, but nevertheless I love it. It's about being there for someone no matter what happens.




More Green Day song meanings ยป


 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]






Just Posted

Never Be Alone anonymous
Dancing with Tears in my Eyes anonymous
Cannibal anonymous
Lovely anonymous
Buzzcut Season anonymous
Hear Me Now anonymous
Beautiful Trauma anonymous
Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground) anonymous
Carpe Diem anonymous
Down In It anonymous
Home anonymous
Like I'm Gonna Lose You anonymous
Party Favor anonymous
Xanny anonymous
Sacrifice farideh32

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

How They Remember You
Rascal Flatts
The Man Who Loves You The Most
Zac Brown Band
Every Other Memory
Ryan Hurd
We Were Rich
Runaway June
Drift Away (iHeart Live)
Kane Brown
Dreamer
Trippie Redd
I See Red
Everybody Loves An Outlaw
Nobody Like Jesus
James Fortune