Mountain Song

Album: Nothing's Shocking (1988)
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  • Comin' down the mountain
    One of many children
    Everybody has
    Their own opinion
    Everybody has
    Their own opinion
    Holding it back
    Hurts so bad
    Jumping out of my flesh
    And I said

    Cash in!
    Cash in now honey
    Cash in now
    Cash in now
    Cash in now honey
    Cash in miss smith
    Cash in now!

    I was comin down the mountain
    Met a child she had pin eyes
    We had the same opinion
    Had the same opinion
    She was holding it back
    It hurts do bad
    Jumping out of her flesh
    And I said

    Cash in!
    Cash in now honey
    Cash in now
    Cash in now
    Cash in now honey
    Cash in miss smith
    Cash in now! Writer/s: ERIC ADAM AVERY, PERRY FARRELL, DAVID NAVARRO, STEPHEN PERKINS
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Robin from FloridaThe song is about Perry Farrell’s mother’s suicide. Cash in, Miss Smith is referring to her, Smith was her maiden name.
  • Dan from New York, NyActually, the word "mountain" is repeated in the second verse... "I was coming down the mountain, I met a child man she had pin eyes..." -thanks, Dan
  • Willie from Scottsdale, Az"pin eyes" is stoner slang for very small pupils, often encountered during heroin use when the eyes try and limit the light let into the brain. Also, going up and coming down "the mountain" is user slang for getting on a binge, and coming off one. The word is actually used twice in the song, not just in the opening line.
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