Album: With the Lights Out (2004)


  • This is about not feeling welcome in an environment, especially school.
  • Released as the B-side of the "Lithium" single, this was the first Post-Nevermind recording Nirvana released. >>
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    Matt - Millbrae, CA, for above 2

Comments: 2

  • Ahmed from EgyptHe used a MXR M-107 Phase 100 for this song.
  • Keriah from Naples, FlIs part of this song about Courtney cheating on him? I would have loved to make him feel welcome since that is what this song is about.
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