The Ramones: I Wanna Be Sedated Meaning
Song Released: 1980
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I Wanna Be Sedated Lyrics
Nothin' to do and no where to go-o-oh I wanna be sedated
Just get me to the airport put me on a plane
Hurry hurry hurry before I go insane
I can't control my fingers I can't control my...
1TOP RATED#1 top rated interpretation:anonymous Oct 31st 2007 report
The song was written when the Ramones were in UK during Christmas.. everything was shut and they had nothing to do and were really bored so they just sat in the hotel rooms and watched American movies.. Hence the.. "nothing to do no where to go... I wanna be sedated.." it was meant to be a road song... and to kill sheer boredom
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anonymous Dec 29th 2019 report
I think one of the main band members was afraid of flying and wanted to be sedated prior to getting on the flight..
anonymous Feb 6th 2014 report
While Joey Ramone was high on a European tour, he got heroin but lost it (or it was stolen) and in a fit of rage, pooped in the hotel room. The other members tried to calm him down by forcing him to drink vodka laced with a small amount of LSD. After eventually succumbing to the home made sedative, the members collectively decided to write a song from his point of view during the ordeal. Thus, the song, "I wanna be sedated" was born.
anonymous May 31st 2012 report
i believe the song is about Joey's OCD cuz it makes u count in weird patterns, so like the "i can't control my finger, i can't control my toes" or "I can't control my brain", and he wants to be sedated so it all stops.
anonymous Apr 23rd 2011 report
I heard the song was written after Joey Ramone was injured by a dehumidifier that exploded in his face.
anonymous Mar 23rd 2011 report
They just wanna be alone and free..
anonymous Mar 21st 2011 report
To me it sounds like its about getting high. "Nothing to do,nowhere to go,i wanna be sedated." Sounds like it,i mean what else could "sedated" mean?
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