Jimmy Eat World - The Middle Lyrics

Hey, don't write yourself off yet.
It's only in your head you feel left out or looked down on.
Just try your best, try everything you can.
And don't you worry what they tell themselves when you're away.

It just takes some time,
Little girl, you're in the middle of the ride.
Everything, everything will be just fine,
Everything, everything will be alright, alright.

Hey, you know they're all the same.
You know you're doing better on your own (on your own), so don't buy in.
Live right now, yeah, just be yourself.
It doesn't matter if it's good enough (good enough) for someone else.

It just takes some time,
Little girl, you're in the middle of the ride.
Everything, everything will be just fine,
Everything, everything will be alright, alright.
It just takes some time,
Little girl, you're in the middle of the ride.
Everything, everything will be just fine,
Everything, everything will be alright, alright.

Hey, don't write yourself off yet.
It's only in your head you feel left out (feel left out) or looked down on.
Just do your best (just do your best), do everything you can (do everything you can).
And don't you worry what the bitter hearts (bitter hearts) are gonna say.

It just takes some time,
Little girl, you're in the middle of the ride.
Everything, everything will be just fine,
Everything, everything will be alright, alright.
It just takes some time,
Little girl, you're in the middle of the ride.
Everything, everything will be just fine,
Everything, everything will be alright.

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Jimmy Eat World The Middle Comments
  1. Katherine Kass

    HEY! Did 'YOU' eat your breakfast today?!?!

  2. Dimiтrí

    just chillin'
    listenin' to some good old shit

  3. Matt M

    I remember seeing them in the height of their career here in Arizona where they are from. My good friend at the time (Jason Devore of Authority Zero introduced us too them. Was a hell of a night.

  4. Ifty Alam

    smrthdeath - bella thorne

  5. Riikean •

    Randomly click video and like: Bitch, used to listen on the radio when I was a kid and YES YES YES so glad to found you. I didn't even know the name of your band LOL 😂

  6. OrdinaryAvocado

    "It Just take some time
    little girl a-diddle-diddle up do rah,
    elvadoo elvadoo will be just fine.
    Elvadoo elvadoo will be alright."

  7. J. de paz

    Omg my high school days I wished I could rock 🙂😃

  8. Liam Lozano

    So, why are they in their undies

  9. Raghav Sinha

    This is a really great song. It really should be more popular.

  10. Oskar Kawulicz

    every human should be at least one time on party like that ;)

  11. Andrew Cameron

    This is a perfect pop song. Puts a smile on your face and makes you want to move.

  12. PersonalTea338

    ahhhh the theme song to every teen movie ever

  13. Playtime, All the Time: CBeebies Utopia

    This was the only song by a Yo Gabba Gabba guest star that played on my rock music radio in the car,

  14. Game Cop

    I guess I’m here drunk and 28 missing my glory days

  15. Game Cop

    Me: I gotta poop
    Jimmy: EATS WORLD

  16. Matheus Paiva

    Tem músicas q realmente não tem data pra se ouvir

  17. Chris Morris

    This is somewhere playing on repeat on my myspace

  18. Ray Hightower

    I just wanted to let everyone know, those people are in their 40s now. Enjoy your youth while you can, because it won't last forever and then you'll be the old people too.

    Randy White

    Ray Hightower I would say mid to late 30s

    Lone Gamer

    Good old millennials am I right?

  19. Cesar Burrito

    this song Hurts So Good

  20. M8WhoSk8s

    2000s kids will remember this one well

  21. detectfevi

    This is the sfw version of Placebo's "protege moi".

  22. TheRealWarriorProductions TheSecondTimeAround

    Who else first heard this on orange county

  23. Jeremiah Jeno

    This song has been stuck in my head for years and somewhere I forgot the words so it was very hard to search for it, but it was always a banger on the radio

  24. Warren Wells

    Rock Werchter 2020!

  25. yung corpse

    deaf people sound better then this

  26. yung corpse


  27. Sanya Craciun

    Anthem to transgender people. 💜
    "It just takes some time
    Little girl you're in the middle of the ride".

    Kevin Fillwell

    No, freak.

    Sanya Craciun

    @Kevin Fillwell Come on. I'm not. You wouldn't tell anything if we met on the street, I promise.
    What about my comment, Jimmy recently liked and even, I guess, retweeted a comment from some girl out there or something with these words. He believes so even if he didn't mean to when writing the song.

    Kevin Fillwell

    @Sanya Craciun Why wouldn't I? This song was never about mentally ill people who think they can switch genders lol. It's probably an intern who runs their bands Twitter. Either way it's just some pandering moron who is a hypocrite or an idiot.

  28. Pierre

    Never gave this Vid a thumb up cuz I never listened to at Youtube..
    Time to do so! And refill my cars playlist! :-D

  29. Kate Wells

    Going to an interview after losing my father a few years back, wishing I could talk to him and hear him wish me good luck, knowing he'd be so proud. Heard this song and the lyrics are really getting me through one of the hardest losses of my life. Thanks J.E.W! ❤

    Theresa Balchus

    God love you. ❤️ I'm sure he's extremely proud of you! It's hard to lose your parents. Both of mine are gone now.

    Kate Wells

    Thank you, I'm sorry to hear about your parents as well. It's so hard! 😔

  30. Christie

    Fun fact lady Gaga’s just dance was shot here as well

  31. Christie

    2001 this was one of my fav songs lmfao and still love it.i was a kid,my taste is exceptional whew

  32. Renato Fabri

    This songs hits home sooo hard...

  33. riverblu boggs

    What that house smell like

  34. Pie Fish

    Anyone else watching on repeat after getting rejected man high school sucks

    Liam Morrison

    Pie Fish you’ll be good bro

    Pie Fish

    Liam Morrison thanks dude

  35. André XLipe 99

    When the cock is really big 1:05

  36. Adrian Stepanic

    Just took a day nap, I had a dream I was stuck so we're in the big white room without the way out.
    Behind was a TV, an old school TV with that big box behind the screen...American Pie trailer was playing with this song.

  37. Vape Naysh

    I remember the good all days downloading this from SoulSeek

  38. Barrelvessel389

    0:14 the timing on that was mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm👌👌👌👌👌

  39. Kim Andy

    캐나다에서 어렸을 때 처음 들었던 노래

  40. RG Fleuridor

    Thx youtube autoplay and all-american rejects for introducing me to dis song. I like dis👌

  41. Geoh Deals

    2020 anyone?????

  42. Heitor Oliveira

    DAMN this song is from 2001. I just discovered the name last year. So sad but beautiful and nostalgia also.

  43. Dr. MZ

    Brilliant song
    (Не сци,если забоялся
    будь подобен танку
    врывайся,если застеснялся
    включай панка)


    I adore this song. I just want to comment so I can see myself in like 20 years time and be like this is one hell of a song.

  45. Hadiya H.

    this is going on my playlist right under Everybody Wants To Rule The World 💙

  46. Sydney Smith

    Great song guys :) I wish the message had gotten out when I was younger

  47. Daniel Johnson

    It's shocking how I didn't realize that this song was much older than I thought I was. Sounds much newer than it should be.

  48. Jacob Winston

    I'm listening this song in 2020

  49. marvin silverman

    2:48 OMG! what delicious!!!!

  50. Benjamin Vabner

    This was a classic early 2000s song

  51. Peter Burns

    Are we still doin the who's here bullshit or is that dead in 2020?

  52. john smolko

    the dark web leader was able to bring it back

  53. Chris Zablocki

    I'll just use the men's locker room. On principle.

  54. damonhghes

    What style of house is that with the wooden walls?

  55. Arsonist_Xpert

    I just think it's funny how the dude in the fridge already has a beer ready for him lmao.

  56. TheUnholyOne

    What an important song they made. And the music video explained it perfectly. I miss these kinds of bands and songs.

  57. AendM

    this song makes me miss my american high school times even if im from europe wtf

  58. Matthew Coyle

    My life again I'm just a scene kid. In the Americas. But then I'll be drawn to Mexico..

  59. Mr. Mittens is calm like a bomb


  60. Finn

    I miss the time when you sit in the fridge at a party and kissed✌🏻

  61. RalphstGang

    as a fat person. I am OUTRAGED!

  62. rip jahseh

    Who remembers this song being on “the middle” the tv show

  63. Larissa Cristina

    I just needed to listen this at this point of my life, I really am in the middle and so lost. but I'll do everyhting I can. Everything is gonna be just fine!!

  64. boltonky

    I wish more parties were like this although tbh went to few like this and probably the best as people are way less judgy....i trully believe if we were all more naked and got laid etc without the whole idea its wrong shit there is enough people so everyone in the world could have someone....stop being prudes

  65. Federico Garcia

    La mina con la que el pibe se va tiene tremendo culo

  66. JOE DELL


  67. Jesus Smith

    Put it on MTV Classic Rock Block on TV 520

  68. Jesus Smith

    Play this song at the Chicago Blackhawks game in Chicago

  69. Corey Ogradey

    Can everyone just take a minute to bring back pop punk. Thank you

  70. Paola serrano

    La mejor de todes, todas, todos, en fin!!!!

  71. Polaris re:Mix'd

    This is the song I've been hearing at Work? I could barely hear it over the beeping machinery and crying kids and parents. I don't care that this is priced too much, shut up and listen to the music!

  72. Bruno Henrique


  73. luzmar ramirez

    enero 2020 <3

  74. jed dej

    I was a smole ass kid who thought he knew what this song meant back in the day, but now, I get it. It's not the best or my fav song from then. Although it's one of those few songs that takes me to a place in time with good friends, good music and when school was fun.

  75. Rafael Frasson

    Im just crying here and listening to old music and imaginating how good was living at 70’s 80’ etc
    Look im just 14 and I hate how we live nowadays. Everybody is anxious and stay inside their house playing videogames or navigating in their social media. This isn’t life!! Life was going to parties and enjoining with friends. Even if you were that weirdo you would have a weirdo friend. Nowadays people just pretend that are friend. Im so depresses and sad because I wasnt born sooner
    OMG I hate 21’st century

    Tryson Chartier

    this song was early 2000's

    Rafael Frasson

    @Tryson Chartier I know but reminders me from 80's


    @Rafael Frasson The fact that this song was made in the early 2000's but reminds you of a better time just goes to show that there's still hope and that you're in control of your own destiny. There are still like-minded people out there, they just may be more difficult to find because they've given up hope too. I hope you find what you're looking for

    Trine Langohr

    This song is not from the 70s or 80s, it's from the early 2000s. Everybody already had a mobile phone then (without internet access of course). And believe me - parties were NOT like this video. Not nearly as cool, and very little dancing. Also, people spent a lot of time on their phones even at parties, writing text messages and isolating themselves. And we complained about the exact same things you're complaining about.

    It has certainly gotten worse since phones have internet access, but don't believe for a moment that this video shows you anything realistic.

    Cecelia Smith

    Shut up edgelord

  76. Trentsum

    Change play speed to 1.25 and this song becomes new again.

  77. Phoenix North

    Party or orgy?

  78. Jean Pablo

    Pai dos EMOs

  79. Dakhanavar99

    When i realized that high school wasnt like this video i quit studying and got a job!

  80. Lilly W

    Who remembers this from Zoom? Just me?

  81. Director

    Anyone else here because of “ZOOM”


    My mum used to sing this to me when I was about 5! 6 years later I’m still listening!

  83. purple celestial socks

    i'm 22 and haven't done anything with my life yet because of unbearable anxiety issues and instead of start doing i choose to be lazy and depressed. This song literally speaks to me on a higher level that makes me feel emotional... i mean it's like a voice i need to hear so i don't lose hope completely..

  84. S D

    Fun fact: You’ll never get on party like this.


    Not so fun fact actually.

    NSC Lk

    I’ve been to better ones, but I’m not from the U.S lol

  85. Jack Slomianski

    thank you

  86. Roinuj Dnalevelc

    Just keep being weird and u'll eventually find that other weirdo with all their clothes still on and y'all can go be naked in private

  87. BradsOwnChannel

    That awkward moment when you’ve been listening to this song for over 15 years

    .. and everything still isn’t alright..

    Jody Valiant

    Or even worse....that...AND you’ve decided your going to learn to play it on the banjo!


    Sorry to tell you that it's not ever going to be all right. The world is complicated, and all we can hope to do is find someone to survive it with.

    NamjoonStan Bdmsk

    BradsOwnChannel you’re not alone. We “former emo kids” are there for you! 🤘🏼♥️

    Josh Lopez

    Take a step back and realize that thinks are pretty good for all of us. Always something to be grateful for. Sometimes things suck, really really bad. Much more Good than Bad in this life, we just gotta focus on the Good. If you still don't understand what I'm talking about, time to look for the "common denominator" in your problems...

    LuLu Beanz004

    Sometimes were in the middle, just be yourself, it just takes some time

  88. Miss Maynard

    This Is 100% A Trans Girl's Anthem.

  89. Chyle Louis

    Wheres that guy who comments the lyrics?!

  90. Esoteric Jesus

    Moral of the story, dont be the only dude at the party wearing clothes

  91. Esoteric Jesus

    Late 90s early 2000s RIP

  92. me Me

    2020 anyone ? Where are my 2004 graduates that listened to this back when we was still wet behind the ears

  93. Jay Bonn


  94. IsntMeLol

    Emilia Fart brought me here. And not going to leave this comment without a soul, so I want to say something: Emilia Fart is so open and honest and I feel horrible that I can't be like her sometimes. Sentimental things are so hard to do. Thank you for existing Emilia.

  95. Baboona

    Kieran, thank you for everything


    I had to thank you !

  96. clariola

    Reminds me of middle school.

  97. Gary Nichols

    "life or something like it" brought me here.