It was released as the lead single from the album on June 25, The track was composed primarily by bassist Mark Hoppus about meeting a girl at a rock concert. It was inspired by the band's early days touring punk rock clubs, mainly Soma in their hometown of San Diego.
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Comment the news below or talk about it in the forum. What do you remember of your childhood? My dad left us when I was 18 and my sister was My older brother was away too - he was in the army fighting wars.
How are you feeling about the fan response to Rebel Girl so far, Tom? I grew up with punk rock music and new wave, and new wave was really a bunch of punk bands discovering electronics. And what happened over the years with the synth pop and alt.
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Thomas Matthew DeLonge Jr. DeLonge grew up in the suburbs of Poway, California, where he embraced skateboarding at an early age. When DeLonge received his first guitar, he began writing punk rock songs.
Home Forums Gallery. This dude has been hyping his coming album to be the next Joshua Tree. This would be quantum leap from Blink
Written by guitarist Tom DeLonge for his girlfriend, the song is one of Blink's most popular songs and is often considered their signature song. Blink guitarist Tom DeLonge wrote the song about his then girlfriend later wife Jennifer Jenkins. According to DeLonge, it wasn't just about Jenkins: "I wanted to write a song with na-nas in it, 'cause I love the Ramones.
Punk was in a strange place at the turn of the 21st century. Many acts had already tapped into the energy of smaller scale rebellion. SoCal legends like NOFXDescendents and All understood that teenagers felt less aggrieved by unrelatable politicians than interfering parents, pushy teachers and playground bullies.