This song is about angst. The title of the song was inspired by the Marx Brothers film Animal Crackers , which features a line of dialogue about the pole sitting fad of the s. As a teenager myself, I have that feeling of angst and that everything is so screwed up. This song you can’t find anywhere else and it’s hard to find a download of it. Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks. He is at The point where we all try to keep it together, just before giving up.

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I think the song is about the mental struggle of trying to live a normal, happy life while being aware of how horrible life is for most people on the planet. Again, this could either be family or the government. Retrieved September 12, I’d love to have a band member confirm this. More Harvey Danger Lyrics. The lines about mental illness are a straightforward comment about his own reaction to the situation.

As much as any of us might not participate in the mainstream culture, there are sub-cultures for everyone in the first world to distract flagpole sitta harvey danger with.

In the s, a trendy activity for teenagers to engage in, was flagpole sitting, where someone would shimmy up a flagpole, and try to perch at the top. Log in to add a dangdr.


Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. Hear the voices in my head I swear to god it sounds like they’re flagpole sitta harvey danger But if you’re bored then you’re boring Flagplle agony and the irony, they’re killing me!

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I like this one. The lyrics “Im not sick but im not well”, especially speaks to this; the idea that one does not actually have any problems, but thinks that he isnt ok, for one reason or another.

But if you’re bored, then you’re boring The veteran thinks again on the irony of the sitts that we say we support our military, but in the end, they get treated like shit. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: Flag JohnnyLurg on February 01, Scheherezade I would argue that the amputee line is referring to the loss of freedom from being “committed” after speaking their mind Flag calum on December 16, Yet you should just buy their full-length CD instead.

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According to drummer Evan Sult, the song was written as a response to the Seattle music scene of the s and its effect on mainstream culture. English Choose a language for flagpole sitta harvey danger. This song sums up everything I feel right now. My favorite line of the entire song: The ones who have it decent in the 3rd world are working in sweatshops making pointless junk for us. Small question, Why Vanger Sitta?????


Why flgpole add your own? One person found this helpful. It totally does bear a stigma not as much as it used to, but still widespreadand that can have a pretty detrimental effect on how one sees oneself.

I mean I dont know how you can’t like it. General Comment I think it’s about how society is so fucked up and treats anyone who can see it for what it is as an outcast.

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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. This verse may well be about danher one’s mind and holding unconventional opinions, or about admitting you have a problem and need help, and the negative consequences that can follow either one.

If anyone knows please tell me. And it’s a sin to live so well.