Hardy, Jack: the song lyrics and their meaning

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Jack is a song released by Hardy on September 2022. Fans have been waiting for it for a while after they heard it at some of his concerts in August. Indeed, the song became popular immediately, and people wondered what the meaning of the lyrics was. In this article, we will analyze the song’s message, and you will also find the complete lyrics at the end.

You can find the official video of the song below.

HARDY - JACK (Official Music Video)

Jack: the lyrics and their meaning

Jack is a song about the effects of alcohol in life. In the standard interpretation of the lyrics, “Jack” refers to Jack Daniels’ whiskey. The song describes how drinking alcohol can introduce some fun and courage in our personality but can also have adverse effects if we don’t keep it under control.

The song starts with the whiskey introducing himself to the protagonist as “a friend of dad when he had no one else,” implying that his dad could have had some problems with alcohol. The introduction is fascinating: alcohol describes itself as something that can bring a party to your life and make you feel like a superhero.

Hey kid let me introduce myself
I’s a friend of your dad’s when he had no one else
I’ll put the party in your life boy you know I can
Have you ever wanted to feel like superman

Drinking something at a bar can also give you the right attitude to approach the girl you like. From this point of view, alcohol is a sweet temptation because of all the things it can make possible: having fun, interacting with interesting people…

I see that blonde hair over there looking at you
You wanna say what’s up but can’t work up the courage to
But if you stick with me buddy you can bet your life
She’ll be walking out with you by the end of the night so

If dad had a preference for “Jack,” mom has a totally different opinion and considers it evil. Alcohol (Jack) knows it and offers a compromise: feel free to not drink for a while when you don’t like the idea, but keep me close, as I can give you relief when you need it. That’s what the chorus makes clear:

Don’t listen to momma
Hell I ain’t the devil
Ditch me when you wanna
But if you need a little
I can fix your problems
Always got your back
I can make you famous
By the way my name is….

But the second verse tells a different story: how people see you if you drink too much. Society can mark you as “broken,” emarginating you. And alcohol has no solution for this: it can just propose to get lost once again, trying to forget how the world sees us.

All the people in your circle man they’re pissing me off
Say you’re broken and you’re soulless and it’s all my fault
So tell me old friend, is it such a sin
All I did was make you happy so to hell with them

Therefore, the lyrics inside Jack have a double meaning: alcohol can make you feel great for a moment and give you the illusion that you can fix all problems. Still, if you don’t keep it under control, it can create even more significant issues and prevent you from living peacefully in this world. Through a hard rock song, Hardy impersonates the fascinations and the risks of one of the most significant vices of our days.

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The complete lyrics

Hey kid let me introduce myself
I’s a friend of your dad’s when he had no one else
I’ll put the party in your life boy you know I can
Have you ever wanted to feel like superman

I see that blonde hair over there looking at you
You wanna say what’s up but can’t work up the courage to
But if you stick with me buddy you can bet your life
She’ll be walking out with you by the end of the night so

Don’t listen to momma
Hell I ain’t the devil
Ditch me when you wanna
But if you need a little
I can fix your problems
Always got your back
I can make you famous
By the way my name is…

S**t
It ain’t my place but I gotta admit

All the people in your circle man they’re pissing me off
Say you’re broken and you’re soulless and it’s all my fault
So tell me old friend, is it such a sin
All I did was make you happy so to hell with them and

Don’t listen to momma
Hell I ain’t the devil
Ditch me when you wanna
But if you need a little
I can fix your problems
Always got your back
I can make you famous
By the way my name is….

Yeah
Yeah yeah it’s been a hell of a ride kid don’t you agree
Yeah yeah rock bottom ain’t as bad when you’re rocking with me
When you’re rocking with me
So

Don’t listen to momma
Hell I ain’t the devil
Ditch me when you wanna
But if you need a little
I can fix your problems
Always got your back
I can make you famous
By the way my name is….
By the way my name is….
By the way my name is Jack