Burritos
Sublime Lyrics


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I don't want to go and party,
I don't want to shoot the pier,
I don't want to take the doggie for a walk,
I don't want to look at naked chicks and drink beer,
I don't want to do a bong load, go and wrench on a car,
I don't want to hose the dog shit down,
'Cause I ain't even gonna get out of bed,
I ain't gettin',
I ain't gettin' out of bed today,
I ain't gettin',
I ain't gettin' out of bed today,

Keep on skankin' Ronnie,
Skank the night away,
But the time is coming,
For us all to pay.

I don't want to watch no porno,
And I don't want to play guitar,
I don't want to spank the monkey,
I don't want to go down to the corner bar,
And I ain't even got to listen
To all the stupid shit you got to say.
I don't want to do a goddamn thing.
I don't want to,
Want to leave my bed today
I don't want
Want to leave my bed today
I don't want
I don't want to leave my bed today

Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey

Keep on skankin' Ronnie,
Skank the night away,
But the time is coming,
For us all to pay

I don't want to eat burritos,
Or read about OJ
No I don't want to get a head rush
'Cause I ain't even gettin' out of bed today

I ain't gettin',
I ain't gettin' out of bed today,
I ain't gettin',
I ain't gettin' out of bed today,
I ain't got to leave my bed today
No, no, no, no, no, no

Keep on skankin' Ronnie,
Skank the night away,




But the time is coming,
For us all to pay

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Sublime's song "Burritos" depict a lazy and unproductive day in which the singer refuses to engage in any kind of traditional leisure activities or responsibilities. The singer emphasizes his lack of desire to participate in social activities, such as partying or going to a bar, as well as his lack of motivation to engage in household chores like taking the dog for a walk. In short, he simply does not want to do anything at all.


The irresistible ska beat, iconic brass riff, and Bradley Nowell's smooth vocals make this song a classic, yet its meaning is often overlooked. It portrays a theme that has been present throughout the band's discography, a sense of alienation and boredom with life. The song is particularly relatable in our current times, where the monotony of lockdown and the pandemic can easily make individuals feel stuck in a rut, leaving them feeling lethargic and apathetic about the world around them.


The singer seems to be struggling with a sense of detachment from the world around him, as seen through his expressed disinterest in the events or conversations happening nearby. The repeated phrase "I ain't getting out of bed today" is symbolic of the singer's avoidance of confronting his own problems in the world outside his bedroom. The singer's sense of resignation to the problems of the world is articulated in the final lines of the song, "But the time is coming, For us all to pay", suggesting his apathetic worldview will eventually catch up with him.


Line by Line Meaning

I don't want to go and party,
I have no desire to attend a party or social event.


I don't want to shoot the pier,
I'm not interested in engaging in extreme or dangerous activities.


I don't want to take the doggie for a walk,
I have no intention of walking the dog outside.


I don't want to look at naked chicks and drink beer,
I have no interest in viewing pornography or consuming alcohol.


I don't want to do a bong load, go and wrench on a car,
I'm not interested in using drugs or working on a car.


I don't want to hose the dog shit down,
I have no desire to clean up after the dog's waste.


'Cause I ain't even gonna get out of bed,
I have no plans to leave my bed.


I ain't gettin',
I am not going to do anything productive today.


I ain't gettin' out of bed today,
I am choosing to stay in bed all day.


Keep on skankin' Ronnie,
Continue to dance and enjoy yourself, Ronnie.


Skank the night away,
Keep dancing and having a good time all night.


But the time is coming,
However, a time will come when we must face the consequences of our actions.


For us all to pay.
We will all eventually have to face the consequences of our actions.


I don't want to watch no porno,
I have no interest in watching pornography.


And I don't want to play guitar,
I have no desire to play the guitar or any other instrument.


I don't want to spank the monkey,
I'm not interested in engaging in self-pleasure.


I don't want to go down to the corner bar,
I have no interest in going to the local bar or pub.


And I ain't even got to listen
I have no obligation to listen to anyone.


To all the stupid shit you got to say.
I have no desire to hear any nonsensical talk.


I don't want to do a goddamn thing.
I have no motivation to do anything at all.


I don't want to leave my bed today
I have no desire to get up and move around.


Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey
An exclamation of emphasis or agreement.


I don't want to eat burritos,
I have no interest in consuming burritos or any other food.


Or read about OJ
I have no desire to read any news or information about OJ Simpson.


No I don't want to get a head rush
I have no intention of inducing a sensation of euphoria.


'Cause I ain't even gettin' out of bed today
I am choosing to stay in my bed and not engage in any activities.


I ain't got to leave my bed today
I have no responsibilities or obligations that require me to leave my bed today.


Keep on skankin' Ronnie,
Continue to enjoy yourself through dancing, Ronnie.


I ain't gettin',
I have no plans to be productive or active today.


I ain't gettin' out of bed today,
I am choosing to remain in bed all day without engaging in any activities.


I ain't got to leave my bed today
I have no reason or motivation to get up and leave my bed today.


No, no, no, no, no, no
An emphatic statement of refusal or rejection.


But the time is coming,
However, the time will soon arrive when we must face the consequences of our actions.


For us all to pay
We will all eventually have to confront the consequences of our choices.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: BRADLEY JAMES NOWELL, ERIC JOHN WILSON, FLOYD I. GAUGH IV

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:

sylvia sleyski

don't want to go and party,
I don't want to shoot the pier,
I don't want to take the doggie for a walk,
I don't want to look at naked chicks and drink beer,
I don't want to do a bong load, go and wrench on a car,
I don't want to hose the dog shit down,
'Cause I ain't even gonna get out of bed,
I ain't gettin',
I ain't gettin' out of bed today,
I ain't gettin',
I ain't gettin' out of bed today,
Keep on skankin' Ronnie,
Skank the night away,
But the time is coming,
For us all to pay.
I don't want to watch no porno,
And I don't want to play guitar,
I don't want to spank the monkey,
I don't want to go down to the corner bar,
And I ain't even got to listen
To all the stupid shit you got to say.
I don't want to do a goddamn thing.
I don't want to,
Want to leave my bed today
I don't want
Want to leave my bed today
I don't want
I don't want to leave my bed today
Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey
Keep on skankin' Ronnie,
Skank the night away,
But the time is coming,
For us all to pay
I don't want to eat burritos,
Or read about OJ
No I don't want to get a head rush
'Cause I ain't even gettin' out of bed today
I ain't gettin',
I ain't gettin' out of bed today,
I ain't gettin',
I ain't gettin' out of bed today,
I ain't got to leave my bed today
No, no, no, no, no, no
Keep on skankin' Ronnie,
Skank the night away,
But the time is coming,
For us all to pay



DA1WITDABIGBALLS

I don't want to go and party,
I don't want to shoot the pier,
I don't want to take the doggie for a walk,
I don't want to look at naked chicks and drink beer,
I don't want to do a bong load, go and wrench on a car,
I don't want to hose the dog shit down,
'Cause I ain't even gonna get out of bed,
I ain't gettin',
I ain't gettin' out of bed today,
I ain't gettin',
I ain't gettin' out of bed today,
Keep on skankin' Ronnie,
Skank the night away,
But the time is coming,
For us all to pay.
I don't want to watch no porno,
And I don't want to play guitar,
I don't want to spank the monkey,
I don't want to go down to the corner bar,
And I ain't even got to listen
To all the stupid shit you got to say.
I don't want to do a goddamn thing.
I don't want to,
Want to leave my bed today
I don't want
Want to leave my bed today
I don't want
I don't want to leave my bed today
Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey
Keep on skankin' Ronnie,
Skank the night away,
But the time is coming,
For us all to pay
I don't want to eat burritos,
Or read about OJ
No I don't want to get a head rush
'Cause I ain't even gettin' out of bed today
I ain't gettin',
I ain't gettin' out of bed today,
I ain't gettin',
I ain't gettin' out of bed today,
I ain't got to leave my bed today
No, no, no, no, no, no
Keep on skankin' Ronnie,
Skank the night away,
But the time is coming,
For us all to pay



All comments from YouTube:

Brad

Might be an unpopular opinion but this to me is sublime’s best song. Great guitar in the intro and in the middle verses, lyrics are relatable and brad hits some solid high notes 🤙🏼

Commie Cat

This song only makes sense to people who have truely been down bad

Ahhw E-Any

1 out of my several personalities bc im all about duality 🥴

MewMew

I think I'm with you there. The guitar while the chorus ("I ain't gettin, I ain't gettin outta bed today") is so good, and pretty difficult to play and sing at the same time.

theJude Abides

"I don't wanna listen, to all the stupid shit you gotta say..."


I felt that. I felt that so hard.

Web

His guitar work on this song is brilliant, underrated..

Rollin Heavy Ats

Such an underrated song even amongst sublime fans

Jeff Priester

Not “ REAL” fans

Mary Jane

I always loved it, sincerely a female Mexican Sublime fan.

mandybelle p

This is my to hell with everything song 🤟

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