One of My Lies

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One of My Lies
Written by: Billie Joe Armstrong
Song length: 2:19
Album: Kerplunk
Previous song: "Dominated Love Slave"
Next song: "80"
"'One of My Lies' was written at a warehouse on 7th Street in West Oakland; I lived there with 15 roommates. Lucky Dog got me the room. RIP Lucky."
Billie Joe Armstrong

"One of My Lies" is a song from Kerplunk!.

Song meaning[edit]

When you're young, you feel like you can take on the world. Nothing can bring you down, you feel indestructible and the most important person the world has ever seen. When you start growing older you realize that you're just another person on this planet. You're not so special after all, even disposable. Experiencing these feelings makes the narrator feel down, and question his future (My immortal thoughts turned into just dreams of a dead future). Thinking he was immortal and important was just a lie to himself.


Main article: One of My Lies/lyrics