15 Emo Lyrics That Every 00's Teen Put In Their Facebook Status

24 January 2017, 16:43 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09

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Katie Louise-Smith

By Katie Louise-Smith

Expressing your feelings, one lyric at a time.

Sometimes lyrics are just so damn relatable that you can't help but post an emo Facebook status containing one or two of them. We're all guilty of it. These days, it's nothing but Twenty One Pilots but let's hear it for the old classics that shaped our emo hearts and perfectly illustrated our moods back in the day.

1) "If I lay here, if I just lay here, would you lie with me and just forget the world."

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If you never had the lyrics to 'Chasing Cars' in your profile as a teen, did you ever even exist in the first place?

2) "Times Square can't shine as bright as you, I swear it's true."

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Plain White T's 'Hey There Delilah' got you on a level, didn't it? 

3) "If there's no one beside you when your soul embarks, then I'll follow you into the dark."

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Things got deep for a second when your teen self first discovered Death Cab for a Cutie. This was your go to profile lyric for when you were feeling extra emo. 

4) "This shit is bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S."

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Reserved for the internet daredevils amongst us... the only way we could have got away with swearing before our parents told us off. 

5) "Hey hey, you you, I don't like your girlfriend!"

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You're lying if you said you never changed your profile to these passive aggressive Avril lyrics after you found out your crush got a new girlfriend. So subtle.

6) "I’m just a notch in your bedpost, but you're just a line in a song."

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The PERFECT insult to that boy who has been engaging in a flirtationship with you but ignoring your texts at the same time.

7) "When the sun shines, we'll shine together."

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Ahhh, the status reserved for the girl squad. Nothing like an inspirational quote from Rihanna to show the world how much your friends mean to you.

8) "We're soaring... flying... there's not a star in heaven that we can't reach."

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9) "Stop making the eyes at me, I'll stop making the eyes at you."

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The lyrics to 'I Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor' were your actual jam back in the day. And they left just enough mystery to ensure all your friends would be dying to know who you were talking about the next day at school.


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Cue tons of people sliding into your DMs and asking you what's wrong. God, don't they know they're just lyrics to a freakin' My Chemical Romance song? Can I live?

11) "It felt so wrong, it felt so right, don't mean I'm in love tonight."

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You thought you were being sooooo subtle with this suggestive lyric from Katy Perry's 'I Kissed A Girl' but everyone could see straight through it...

12) "When you see my face, hope it gives you hell."

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The perfect lyrical middle finger to any and all ex-boyfriends who dumped you to be with one of your mates. Rude.

13) "I watched his wildest dreams come true, not one of them involving you."

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Paramore's scathing lyric was one of your faves during your petty period. The ultimate side eye and the Facebook equivalent to a sub-tweet before sub-tweets were even a thing.

14) "Am I more than you bargained for yet?"

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Is 'Sugar We're Going Down' the most Facebook status ready song of all time or what? So many iconic lyrics.

15) "It started out with a kiss, how did it end up like this, it was only a kiss, IT WAS ONLY A KISS."

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We would literally bet every single penny we own that you had at least ONE lyric from Mr Brightside on your profile at some point in your teenage life. Are we right? Of course we are.