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  • This early '90s Grunge classic has some intriguing lyrics:

    Take time with a wounded hand 'cause it likes to heal
    Take time with a wounded hand 'cause I like to steal


    The "Wounded Hand" could belong to Jesus Christ, simply because Jesus was a healer and of course he had nails driven through his hands. Also, you could say that in the song he wants to be healed of any tragic flaws, indicated by the line "'cause I like to steal."

    In our interview with Scott Weiland, he explained: "That's just the idea of being a young person somewhere, caught between still being a kid and becoming a young man. It's that youth apathy, that second-guessing yourself, not feeling like you fit in."
  • This is a track from Core, the first Stone Temple Pilots album. The album would sell over 8 million copies and become a landmark of '90s rock, but many critics were far from enthralled by the effort, possibly wary that STP was simply a Pearl Jam clone who earned their record deal because they had a similar sound. Here's a section from the review in Creem:

    "Weiland's mid-range growl does not set him apart as a hard rock shrieker, and DeLeo's catalog of chunky riffs is fairly limited."
  • This was used in the 2001 movie Black Hawk Down.
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Comments: 4

  • Chad from Austin, TxThis is a great song and it's about a shoplifter under house arrest. He's trying to stop and looking for help anywhere he can. His old lady thinks he's a creep. Robert is the one with the gun.
  • Clay from Henagar, AlGreat song by stp but it pisses me off because everybody things this song is by nirvana. Curt Kobain never wrote anything this pretty or with such meaning.
  • Kenne from Phoenix, AzThis song was actually released in 1992, but wasn't released as a single until 1993.
  • Epiphany from Rp, IlThis is a great song that will always be a great part of grunge,or "Generation X". I love STP. :)
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