High school can really suck sometimes—from bullies to parents who just don’t understand. Thankfully, your favorite artists get it and in turn have dropped videos that perfectly sum up what it’s like being a teenager. From All Time Low to Twenty One Pilots, head below for some videos that speak to the adolescent experience.
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All Time Low – “Good Times”
Good Times” takes on the hate thrown around by mean girls, disappointed parents and trash-tossing bullies aimed at those who are just trying to be themselves in high school (and beyond).
My Chemical Romance – “I’m Not Okay (I Promise)”
While MCR summed up adolescents as a whole in “Teenagers” through the antithesis of a pep rally, it’s “I’m Not Okay (I Promise)” that truly speaks to the teenage experience. Staged as a movie trailer, this video follows the band acting as private school students struggling with bullies, anxiety, failing tests, awkward relationships and more.
Modern Baseball – “Rock Bottom”
Modern Baseball unwillingly head back to high school in “Rock Bottom” to showcase cafeteria chaos, how much gym class sucks, the fun of sleepovers and more.
Fall Out Boy – “Dance, Dance”
From popping the (homecoming) question via candles to having to figure out how a corsage works, Fall Out Boy perfectly illustrate the awkwardness of high school dances.
Neck Deep – “Happy Judgement Day”