Panic Song

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Panic Song
Written by: Billie Joe Armstrong
Mike Dirnt
Song length: 3:35
Album: Insomniac (1995)
Previous song: "86"
Next song: "Stuart and the Ave"

"Panic Song" is the eighth song on Insomniac, written by Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt. The song has a long bass intro, which fits great in the theme of the song. So far, it has only been played live once; in France, 2012.[1]

Song meaning[edit]

The song is about panic attacks. The lyrics describe what you feel when such an attack presents itself. Alternatively, the song could also be interpreted as very anti-society (The world is a sick machine, breeding a mass of shit) and how it numbs free will, which frustrates everyone (Torn out of reality, in a state of no opinion, filled with hate).


Main article: Panic Song/lyrics