Malibu
by Hole

Album: Celebrity Skin (1998)
Charted: 22 81
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  • Crash and burn
    All the stars explode tonight
    How'd you get so desperate?
    How'd you stay alive?

    Help me, please
    Burn the sorrow from your eyes
    Oh, come on be alive again
    Don't lay down and die!

    Hey, hey
    You know what to do
    Oh, baby, drive away from Malibu

    Get well soon
    Please don't go any higher
    How are you so burnt when
    You're barely on fire?

    Cry to the angels
    I'm gonna rescue you
    I'm gonna set you free tonight, baby
    Pour over me

    Hey, hey
    We're all watching you
    Oh, baby, fly away to Malibu
    Cry to the angels
    And let them swallow you
    Go and part the sea, yeah, in Malibu

    And the sun goes down
    I watch you slip away
    And the sun goes down
    I walk into the waves
    And the sun goes down
    I watch you slip away
    And I would

    And I knew
    Love would tear you apart
    Oh, and I knew
    The darkest secret of your heart

    Hey, hey
    I'm gonna follow you
    Oh baby, fly away, yeah, to Malibu
    Oceans of angels
    Oceans of stars
    Down by the sea is where you
    Drown your scars

    I can't be near you
    The light just radiates
    I can't be near you
    The light just radiates Writer/s: Courtney M Love, Eric T. Erlandson, William Patrick Corgan
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 8

  • Erasistratos from EuropeAt the end of the song there is some fading singing at the background.
    Did anyone get what's about?
  • Janet from MarylandThe song was a collaboration of Billy Corgan, Courtney Love and Eric Erlandson. The lyrics were solely written by Love while she, Corgan and Erlandson wrote the music. Love had envisioned Stevie Nicks performing the song. Instead, it was recorded by Hole and added to Celebrity Skin.
  • Redsquirrel from New York Billy Corgan, Of smashing pumpkins wrote this song for Stevie Nicks and then Courtney took it look it up
  • Tony from San DiegoI believe this is an underrated rock classic. Seriously.
  • Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnAfter this song was released, I became a fan of Hole. This song is beautiful, nothing bubble gum about it.
  • Diane from Kamloops, BcMalibu was written about Kurt Cobain's stay at a rehabilitation clinic in Malibu, California, before he died and how Courtney wishes for him "Come on be alive again, Dont lay down and die"
  • Alexandria from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emiratesbubble gum pop?
    if you want that,listen to awful....very pop-ish
  • Tom from Hell, CaThis is one of the only Hole songs I can stomach, and it's probably the most sacchrine laced song. Obvious, bubble gum pop wannabee yet I enjoy it.
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