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Moist Vagina

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Nirvana



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Recorded for the In Utero album, this was originally titled Moist Vagina And Then She Blew Him Like He's Never Been Blown, Brains Stuck All Over The Wall. It was left off the album for fear that there was already enough controversy over the song "Rape Me."
The song is not about women or sexuality but about drugs, specifically marijuana. Kurt Cobain said that this song explains how marijuana is the only partner he needs to "eat." (thanks, Matt - Millbrae, CA, for above 2)
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Comments (16):

I've always thought the song is about him having oral intercourse with a girl, then they both (or only the girl) smoke marijuana and she loses her sex drive. Kurt uses present tense in first verse when referring to "qualities" of said woman, then sings "marijuana", and in second verse past tense is used.
- Roman, Wroclaw, Poland
Wow. Have this song in my playlist under the name "Marijuana". Never understood the lyrics until I decided to look them up today. It's forever changed for me.
- Doug, Ontario, ON
does he say i've been tickling around the circumference or i particularly enjoy the circumference?
- Seth, Ararat, VA
good song!
i like the apperant real meaning of it
- steven, winnipeg, MB
weird ass lyrics but good song.
- Maria Castaneda, Montclair, CA
Has everyone forgotten that Kurt was a cunnilingus freak and half the time HE didn't even know what his songs meant?
- Sanitarium, Sharon, KS
I thought it was a play on words, moist vagina- marijuana?
- Josh, Perth, Australia
Well done Joe and Sarah, those are both great view points of the song. I agree with both of you.
- brett, andover, MN
Wow... I've never heard this song, but the lyrics are... quite disturbing. I don't think I would get the drug reference if I heard it without reading this, even with the "marijuana" in the lyrics. Crazy.
- Akara, Birmingham, AL
Sarah, I always thought the "Moist Vagina" reference was the end of a joint shaped somewhat like a vagina (a hole at least) becoming moist with the saliva of its users.
- Joe, Lockport, IL
The song is of artistic nature,and I quite like it,the whole atmosphere and especially to play it on guitar.
I don`t understand how can you say :"all he does is scream it out loud"
xD Its excentric and better than some classical songs like...I can`t find any commercial songs from Nirvana,well,I can say Smells like teen spirit...
- Milosh, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia
this song is about marijuana.it wicked.all he does is scream it out loud
- Truth, mississauga, Canada
i don't understand this song at all
- defri, samarinda, Indonesia
Obviously the reference to a "moist vagina" would be the pistils on the female plant producing resinous buds. When they don't get fertilized, the female goes crazy with the resin and the result is some kicka** weed.
- Sarah, Irwin, PA
WOW!!!
- Flowery Twat, Philadelphia, PA
Thank God... all this time I thought it was about Courtney Love... (shivers in sheer fear)
- Steven, West Carrollton, OH
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