A New Hope is a song by Blink-182 . It first appeared as Track 1 on the Buddha Promo , being a demo called "Princess Leia." It later more notably appeared as Track 12 on Dude Ranch. On Dude Ranch, the song was mixed by Donell Cameron, as opposed to the other mixer Mark Trombino .
The song is about a girl, presumably Mark 's love interest. She is described throughout the song metophorically using Star Wars references, where Mark compare's her to Princess Leia.