Whatsername (song)

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Written by: Billie Joe Armstrong
Song length: 4:14
Album: American Idiot
Previous song: "Homecoming"
Next song: N/A

"Whatsername" is the 13th track on American Idiot.

Song meaning[edit]

"Whatsername" is written from the perspective of the Jesus of Suburbia. In the song, he reminiscences and mourns about his past experience with a girl whose name he's forgotten, and wonders how she's doing.

As he can't remember her name, the Suburbian calls her "What's-Her-Name", hence the title.


Main article: Whatsername/lyrics