Ivypaint's “Buggin Out” is A Pop-Punk Anthem.


Photo: Kuya Christian @mechristianc

Love the flow of this track. The message rivals “Irreplaceable”' but from the man’s perspective. It’s pop-punk but this also rises to the level of boy band-style anthem. The lyrics of this track are excellent and the story is great. I love that she’s making him crazy- then she cheats and he’s like “I won't miss ya, At least not as much as I missed her” (oof) is right! It’s also really awesome how this band's vocals and harmonies as if this band was chosen by vocal compatibility- they sound great together!

And I personally felt the gaslight joke. My GF always says “what does that even mean??” whenever I reference it (not towards her just like someone else she’s not crazy) and I actually think I have no idea myself and can’t bother Google it again. One note. Guys at this age- we are insufferably annoying. We have nonstop bromances. Video games. We don’t listen. Sorry for breaking bro code but…. Ya - 3 sides to every story: Yours, Mine, and the truth. Also, occasionally when I hear a song and I like it I test myself. I stop. Check out like 900 other songs and come back. Still, like it? Yup. Then it’s settled. I enjoyed this over and over again. Good job!


P.S. check out the music video. 3 stories all happening simultaneously then go straight up garage band was awesome production!! (Please - what were the cars you ran past in the driveway??!! Post it.)




Buggin out about an ex of mine Livin' in Anaheim ("the other side of the country!") Turnin' nothin' into somethin' Every month and then apologize ("lemme see your phone!") Call me selfish Then you'll call me back Then I'll slip a wrong word We're back off track (GOD!) You're turnin' nothin' into somethin' Every month and then apologize And say we need that Right time and right place See what good that would make When we aren't on the same page Aren't you sick of fighting? Are you finished talking? Don't you interrupt me We're shouting again Foolin' round with that old ex of your's Look how the tables turn ("well, well, how the turntables") The bigger picture's I won't miss ya At least not as much as I missed her ("oof") Just admit it, love, I know you did it, love So pack your bags and take your shit and call it quits, love The bigger picture's I won't miss ya, At least not as much as I missed her And say we need that Right time and right place See what good that would make When we aren't on the same page? Aren't you sick of fighting? Are you finished talking? Don't you interrupt me We're shouting again Just admit it, love, I know you did it, love So pack your bags and take your shit and call it quits, love Just admit it, love, I know you did it, love So pack your bags and take your shit and call it quits, love Right time and right place (and right place) See what good that would make (that would make) When we aren't on the same page? (WHAT?!) Aren't you sick of fighting? (aren't you sick of fighting?) Are you finished talking? (are you finished talking?) Don't you interrupt me We're shouting again "Gaslight, did one of your stupid friends teach you that word?"





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