For being so young, I’ve never felt so old.

I remember when I was in high school, I’d pull out my Nokia Xpress Music phone from my bootleg Nightmare Before Christmas satchel bag and play Fall Out Boy‘s From Under The Cork Tree album over and over until I would vomit out the words to each song with no second thoughts whatsoever. I can still recall the people I had to forcefully unfriend (in real life) because they called Fall Out Boy “Fall Out Boys”…with a flippin’ “S.”

Looking back now, those days were truly magnificent…And I have never felt so old and wrinkly over a bunch of decade old music.

A ton of things can happen in a span of weeks, what more in 10 or more years? On January 19, 2018, Fall Out Boy is going to release their seventh LP ‘M A N I A’, and I’m a hundred percent positive it’s never going to be the same. Now that I just brought it up, let’s take a trip down memory lane before reality decides to kick us right in the ass.

1. Fall Out Boy – Saturday

Pete and I attacked the laws of Astoria
with promise and precision and mess of youthful innocence
And I read about the afterlife
But I never really lived more than an hour

2. Something Corporate – Konstantine

This is to a girl who got into my head
With all these pretty things she did
Hey Baby, You know that you keep me up in bed
It’s to a girl who got into my head
With all the fucked up things I did
Hey maybe baby, you could keep me up in bed
My Konstantine

3. Yellow Card – Ocean Avenue

If I could find you now things would get better
We could leave this town and run forever
I know somewhere, somehow we’ll be together
Let your waves crash down on me and take me away

4. Paramore – crushcrushcrush

Nothing compares to a quiet evening alone
Just the one two of us is counting on
That never happens, I guess I’m dreaming again
Let’s be more than, this

5. Panic! At The Disco – Lying Is The Most Fun A Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off

So testosterone boys and harlequin girls
Will you dance to this beat
And hold a lover close?
So testosterone boys and harlequin girls
Will you dance to this beat
And hold a lover close?

6. The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus – Face Down

Do you feel like a man when you push her around?
Do you feel better now as she falls to the ground?
Well, I’ll tell you, my friend, one day this world’s gonna end
As your lies crumble down, a new life she has found.

7. Papa Roach – Scars

I tear my heart open, I sew myself shut
My weakness is that I care too much
And our scars remind us that the past is real
I tear my heart open just to feel

8. Linkin Park – What I’ve Done

I’ll face myself
To cross out what I’ve become
Erase myself
And let go of what I’ve done

9. Hoobastank – The Reason

I’m sorry that I hurt you
It’s something I must live with everyday
And all the pain I put you through
I wish I could take it all away
And be the one who catches all your tears
That’s why I need you to hear

10. Nevershoutnever – Big City Dreams

If you got it all figured out
Then what is there to shout about
This midwest town is gonna miss you
Just go ahead and work it out
But first come on and let it out
Scream it shout it tell everybody that you’re gonna leave

11. My Chemical Romance – Teenagers

They said all
Teenagers scare
The living shit out of me
They could care less
As long as someone’ll bleed
So darken your clothes
Or strike a violent pose
Maybe they’ll leave you alone
But not me

12. Taking Back Sunday – Cute Without the “E”

And will you tell all your friends
You’ve got your gun to my head
This all was only wishful thinkin’,
This all was only wishful thinkin’

13. The Used – The Bird and The Worm

All alone he turns to stone
while holding his breath half to death
Terrified of whats inside
to save his life he crawls
like a worm from a bird
crawls like a worm from a bird

14. The All American Rejects – Swing Swing

(Swing) Swing, Swing from the tangles of
My heart is crushed by a former love
Can you help me find a way
To carry on again

15. Alesana – Ambrosia

I curse the day my dream became my descent suddenly I long for you, my only love

16. Blink-182 – Stay Together For The Kids

So here’s your holiday,
hope you enjoy it this time, you gave it all away
it was mine, so when you’re dead and gone
will you remember this night, twenty years now lost,
it’s not right.

17. Green Day – Basket Case

Sometimes I give myself the creeps
Sometimes my mind plays tricks on me
It all keeps adding up
I think I’m cracking up
Am I just paranoid?
Or am I just stoned

18. Simple Plan – Welcome To My Life

No you don’t know what its like
When nothing feels alright
You don’t know what its like to be like me
To be hurt, to feel lost
To be left out in the dark
To be kicked when you’re down
To feel like you’ve been pushed around
To be on the edge of breaking down
And no one there to save you
No you don’t know what its like
Welcome to my life

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