Emenius Sleepus

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Emenius Sleepus
Written by: Mike Dirnt
Song length: 1:43
Album: Dookie (1994)
Previous song: "Coming Clean"
Next song: "In the End"

"Emenius Sleepus" is the 12th track on Dookie, written by bassist Mike Dirnt. Its title translates to "sleep with the buyer".

Song Meaning[edit | edit source]

This song can be interpreted as growing up in a different way or speed than your friends. You start feeling alienated from them and you don't want to be friends anymore. The narrator has this feeling when he meets an old friend, asking how he's been and instantly asking where he went wrong, throwing a not-so-subtle hint that at least one of them have changed.

Lyrics[edit | edit source]

Main article: Emenius Sleepus/lyrics