"Bruise Violet" as written by and Kat Bjelland....
You got this thing that
Really makes me hot
You got a lot and more
When you get caught
You got this thing that
Follows me around
You fucking bitch well
I hope your insides rot

Liar Liar Liar

You see the stars through
Eyes lit up with lies
You got your stories
All twisted up in mine
You got this thing that
Follows me around
You were born with glue
Instead of spine

Liar Liar Liar

Of thee I sing
Tied to a string
You got this thing that
Follows me around
You got this thing that
Really makes me hot
You got a lot and more
When you get caught

Bruise Violet
Bruise Violet
Bruise Violet


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"Bruise Violet" as written by Kat Bjelland

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  • +4
    General CommentAccording to Wikipedia:

    Courtney Love and the Kinderwhore controversy

    Love and Bjelland have had a long and complex relationship. They are sometimes referred to as "friends/enemies." In 1992, Bjelland accused Love of stealing the Kinderwhore look, which was marked by a combination of lacy lingerie and school girl clothing.
    Bjelland and Love eventually made amends. Bjelland collaborated with Love on the track "I Think That I Would Die" on Hole's second album, Live Through This. In a recent interview, Bjelland was asked if the song "Bruise Violet" was written about Courtney Love. Her response was no, and that "Violet" was a muse that both she and Love wrote about.

    -- en.wikipedia.org/wiki/…
    [19:55, 15 March 2006 Dfgarcia]
    IL510on March 19, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General CommentKat has said it's not about Courtney

    This song rocks.
    Grunge girl, I have, Katastrophy Wife is great :D
    Katrneyon May 24, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis is a song toward courtney love, because they are enemies. and that's why babes in toyland have many random references to "violet" and courtney uses the title violet. kat and courtney used to be in a band together, and they fought over the baby doll look... personally, kat rocks, courtney is just alright.
    spiCheLon July 01, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentreally? i thought that kat and courtney were really good friends? they were at the time of kurt's death atleast..that what i had got from what i'd read. *shrugs*

    good song, though
    plastic tiaraon July 12, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentNot sure about the Courtney Love thing...as far as I know, Courtney and Kat were good friends, and were in several bands together before going there separate ways. And as for the title being a reference to the Hole song Violet, I'm pretty sure the Babes in Toyland song was written before Hole's Violet was even released.
    absyntheon June 13, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti don't care what the relationship between kat and courtney was (even though courtney's the best ever) this is still a fantastic song.
    squee_4_meon October 12, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentYeah, this song is about Courtney Love. And actually I think Hole's Violet was written before Bruise Violet because Hole's Violet actually dates back from 1991. Anyway, Hole's Violet is about Billy Corgan and these two songs have nothing to do with each other. Bruise Violet is about how Courtney stole Kat's 'kinderwhore' image (babydoll dresses, Mary Jane shoes, barrettes, etc) and probably about other things that Kat couldn't stand about Courtney. She has already said that Courtney lies compulsively (Liar, Liar, Liar). The two had a love/hate friendship but I don't think they've spoke for a long time. Obviously they hang out in different circles now.
    have2mintson December 18, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song was babes at their best. Although spanking machine was kool too. Nemesisters was very unique and different from their past albums though, thats when the babydoll look died,(but i still like it cause my fashion is stuck in a time warp from the 90's)

    *anyway i heart this song*

    P.S.has anyone heard her new band Katastrophy Wife?
    grunge girlon January 06, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti just read today that the song "Violet" by Hole is directed at Billy Corgan....so i dont know if it still has something to do with Kat....
    plastic tiaraon July 31, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentno, they were really good friends
    prettyinpukeon April 29, 2003   Link

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