4. "The Rock Show"
One reason many teenagers connected to Blink-182 so strongly in the late 1990s and early 2000s is the simple fact they were singing about things directly related to their own lives. The Take Off Your Pants and Jacket single, "The Rock Show," tells the tale of a teenager that fell in love with a punk girl he met at a rock show. "I remember the look her mother gave us," Mark Hoppus sings. "Seventeen without a purpose or direction/We don't owe anyone a fucking explanation." It's easy to understand why Tom DeLonge had some reservations about singing songs like this into his forties and beyond, but somehow the band still makes them work.