circa 2005 emo punk rock: a playlist from your youth

yellowcard - ocean avenue
sum 41 - in too deep
blink-182 - what’s my age again?
good charlotte - the anthem
fall out boy - this ain’t a scene, it’s an arms race
green day - american idiot
my chemical romance - helena (so long & goodnight)
harvey danger - flagpole sitta
paramore - misery business
fall out boy - dance, dance
panic! at the disco - lying is the most fun a girl can have without taking her clothes off
3oh!3 - don’t trust me
blink-182 - all the small things
jimmy eat world - the middle
the all-american rejects - move along
sugarcult - memory
simple plan - perfect
linkin park - in the end
good charlotte - girls & boys
wheatus - teenage dirtbag
lit - my own worst enemy
jack’s mannequin - dark blue
bowling for soup - almost
boys like girls - the great escape
lustra - scotty doesn’t know
all time low - dear maria, count me in
mayday parade - jersey
rise against - swing life away
papa roach - scars
three days grace - never too late
we the kings - skyway avenue
blue october - hate me
the starting line - the best of me
taking back sunday - you’re so last summer

plus a whole lot more, like, a LOT more

  • Man Overboard: I miss my girlfriend.
  • The Story So Far: I hate my girlfriend.
  • Neck Deep: I hate my girlfriend even more.
  • New Found Glory: I miss my girlfriend, but I love my friends.
  • Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!: My girlfriend doesn't realize the importance of having friends.
  • Motion City Soundtrack: I miss my girlfriend so I'm gonna self-medicate by drinking this bottle of Jack Daniels...
  • State Champs: My girlfriend doesn't know a damn thing about me.
  • Four Year Strong: Who cares if I don't have a girlfriend? I'm gonna rise up and prevail anyway, also where's the pizza?
  • Green Day: I really fucking hate the government, so I dumped my girlfriend.
  • All Time Low: I've lost track of how many girlfriends I've had in the past year, also I'm covered in bras for some reason.
  • Real Friends: My girlfriend didn't appreciate my sleepy eyes and bony knees, so she dumped me.
  • Saves The Day: I wrote a 600 word essay on why I can't get a girlfriend.
  • Say Anything: I wrote a 1200 word essay on why I can't get a girlfriend.
  • Brand New: I wrote my masters thesis on why I miss my girlfriend and can never get over her.
  • Yellowcard: My girlfriend gave me PTSD.
  • Joyce Manor: My girlfriend left me because I didn't last that long in bed.
  • Tigers Jaw: Man, fuck having a girlfriend, what's the point?
  • Sum 41: I act as if I don't want a girlfriend, but I'm secretly very lonely and dislike being single.
  • The Wonder Years: I don't have a girlfriend, but I really hate my town.
  • A Day To Remember: I hate my girlfriend AND my town.
  • Blink-182: I fucked ur girlfriend in the ass, lol.
The Signs as Popular Pop Punk (emo) Songs

Aries: Ocean Avenue Yellowcard

Taurus: Mr. Brightside The Killers

Gemini: Sugar We’re Going Down Fall Out Boy

Cancer: The Black Parade My Chemical Romance

Leo: Misery Business Paramore

Virgo: I Write Sins Not Tragedies Panic! At The Disco

Libra: Perfect Simple Plan

Scorpio: Numb Linkin Park

Sagittarius: All The Small Things Blink-182

Capricorn: Wake Me Up When September Ends Green Day

Aquarius: The Middle Jimmy Eats World

Pisces: Fat Lip sum 41