Digging In The Dirt

Album: Us (1992)
Charted: 24 52
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  • Something in me, dark and sticky
    All the time it's getting strong
    No way of dealing with this feeling
    I can't go on like this too long

    [Repeat x2]
    This time you've gone too far
    This time you've gone too far
    This time you've gone too far,
    I told you, I told you, I told you, I told you

    Don't talk back, just drive the car
    Shut your mouth, I know what you are
    Don't say nothing, keep your hands on the wheel
    Don't turn around, this is for real

    Digging in the dirt
    Stay with me I need support
    I'm digging in the dirt
    Find the places I got hurt
    Open up the places I got hurt

    The more I look, the more I find
    As I close on in, I get so blind
    I feel it in my head, I feel it in my toes
    I feel it in my sex, that's the place it goes

    [Repeat x2]
    This time you've gone too far
    This time you've gone too far
    This time you've gone too far,
    I told you, I told you, I told you, I told you

    Don't talk back, just drive the car
    Shut your mouth, I know what you are
    Don't say nothing, keep your hands on the wheel
    Don't turn around, this is for real

    Digging in the dirt
    Stay with me I need support
    I'm digging in the dirt
    Find the places I got hurt
    Open up the places I got hurt

    Digging in the dirt
    Stay with me I need support
    I'm digging in the dirt
    Find the places I got hurt
    Open up the places I got hurt
    I got hurt

    Digging in the dirt, to find the places we got hurt
    Digging in the dirt, to find the places we got hurt
    Digging in the dirt, to find the places we got hurt
    Digging in the dirt, to find the places we got hurt

Comments: 8

  • Annalina from Hamilton, OnSaw the same interview, and another wherein he said lots of people say he's a great guy for his humanitarian work, but they don't know his other side. He said he was a misogynist w/lots of anger and had to work through that in therapy.
  • Stone from Finger LakesThe verse that starts with "Don't talk back" made me first think of being driven around in a limo or even a cab where you had just had a hard day and didn't want to talk to the driver.
  • Aleta from BellevueI always thought it was about Rosanna Arquette. She posed for Playboy against his wishes, and they split up over the incident.
  • Chris from Germany This song was released when I first went to school. I remember that the video had a lot of airplay on MTV
    and again one of his masterpieces where some ask what is better the video or the song.
  • Sue from Tampa, FlI saw Gabriel say that it's about him going through therapy after the breakup of a serious relationship (Rosanna Arquette)
  • Sue from Tampa, FlWhen it came out, I saw Gabriel interviewed. He said that he had underwent therapy after his breakup with Rosanna Arquetter. That's what this song was about.
  • Jenny from Chicago, Ilwhen i saw the "Us" tour, this song was sung while peter removed layers off a giant face.
    (honestly can't remember what it was covered with)
  • Albert from Barrie, CanadaWho wrote Our desire to kill?
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