The lyrics of the music The Kids Aren’t Alright by The Offspring are here. Released as the third single from their fifth studio album Americana, The Offspring’s The Kids Aren’t Alright was used in the opening scene and was included in the soundtrack album of the film The Faculty. The Kids Aren’t Alright drum sheet is also available on the site.

When we were young the future was so bright
The old neighborhood was so alive
And every kid on the whole damn street
Was gonna make it big and not be beat

Now the neighborhood’s cracked and torn
The kids are grown up but their lives are worn
How can one little street
Swallow so many lives

Chances thrown
Nothing’s free
Longing for what used to be
Still it’s hard
Hard to see
Fragile lives, shattered dreams

Jamie had a chance, well she really did
Instead she dropped out and had a couple of kids
Mark still lives at home cause he’s got no job
He just plays guitar and smokes a lot of pot

Jay committed suicide
Brandon OD‘d and died
What the hell is going on
The cruelest dream, reality

A graduate of Bachelor of Science in Information and Computer Science in the Philippine Women’s University, Manila, Philippines. Became Data Researcher and Encoder, Food Server in Dubai and Kuwait, Customer Service Representative for US and UK clients, and now a full time Entrepreneur. Listening to all kinds of genres in music, playing drums and other percussion instruments, as well as guitar, keyboard, xylophone lyre, and singing, dancing, writing poems, and composing songs are my favorite pastimes.

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