Over My Head (Better Off Dead)


Over My Head (Better Off Dead)
"Over My Head (Better Off Dead)"
Single by Sum 41
from the album Does This Look Infected?
Released June 23, 2003
Format CD
Recorded 2002
Genre Melodic hardcore, Punk Rock
Length 2:29
Label Island
Producer Greig Nori
Sum 41 singles chronology
"The Hell Song"
(2003)
"Over My Head (Better Off Dead)"
(2003)
"We're All to Blame"
(2004)

"Over My Head (Better Off Dead)" is the title of a song recorded by Canadian punk rock group Sum 41. It was released in June 2003 as the third and final single from their second album Does This Look Infected?. An acoustic version of the song can be found on the Chuck Acoustic EP.

Contents

Background and writing

The song deals with those times when you can't remember what you did the night before. "It's not about being f---ed up or drunk," Whibley told MTV. "It's more about the aftermath when you're hearing everything you've just done the night before, and you're like, 'Ah, f---, I'm better off dead.' I don't regret any of the things I do and I don't mind doing them, I just hate hearing about it. Being told every morning, 'Dude, what did you do last night?' drives me nuts."[1]

Music video

The video was released in Canada, Japan and the UK only. It was directed by Chris Hafner and shows assorted backstage footage and concert clips.

Track listing

  1. Over My Head (Better Off Dead)
  2. Mr. Amsterdam (live)
  3. Still Waiting (live)
  4. The Hell Song (live)

Chart positions

Chart (2003) Peak
position
Australian ARIA Singles Chart 62
Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks 33

References

External links


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