Downer

Album: Bleach (1989)
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  • Portray sincerity
    Act out of loyalty
    Defend your true country
    Wish away the pain
    Hand out lobotomies
    To save little families
    Surrealistic fantasy
    Bland boring plain

    Hold me down in restitution
    Living out your date with fusion
    Is the whole fleece shun in master?
    Don't feel guilty, master writing

    Somebody said that they're not much like I am
    I know I can
    Make enough of the words for you to follow along
    I sink and then some

    Slippery pessimist hypocrite master
    Conservative communist apocalyptic bastard
    Thank you dear God for putting me on this earth
    I feel very privileged in debt for my thirst

    Hold me down in restitution
    Living out your date with fusion
    Is the whole fleece shun in master?
    Don't feel guilty, master writing

    Somebody said that they're not much like I am
    I know I can
    Make enough of the words for you to follow along
    I sink and then some Writer/s: KURT COBAIN
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 8

  • Zabadak from LondonVery much a bass-driven thing
  • Zero from The Abyss, NjI don't think the melodies are THAT great or that it is really "genius" in any way, like Kurt said, he didn't know what he was talking about. It's a good hardcore punk-style song though, sounds like something Black Flag would've recorded during the "Damaged" era.
  • Jeff from Denton, TxThis is one of the most grunge songs i've ever heard and also one of the most genius songs i've ever heard. The musical switches and vocal melodies
    are unreal if you actually listen to it. I wish it would have got more attention.
  • Tyler from Toronto, CanadaAlso INCESTICIDE was just a filler album it was to fill in the 2 year gap between Nevermind, and In Utero.
  • Tyler from Toronto, CanadaThe reason they also put it on Incesticide is because they expect more people to hear Incesticide than Bleach because Incesticide came after NIRVANA was "BIG". Kurt wanted his not so famous songs to be heard.
  • Matt from Millbrae, CaSome pressings of Bleach did not include Downer, so for the people that had copies missing the song, they put the song on Incesticide.
  • Ed from Chodania, Flanyone know why they also put this on Incesticide?
  • Marc from Niagara Falls, Canadathis song is amazing,its fast and a true punk rocker and it also has alot of meolody,that was kurt and nirvanas thing.
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