Who is the needle?
Who is the gun?
Where is the bullet?
Where is the noose
To turn you loose?
Where is your needle?

Starts out like magic, some sick religion
That ain't no vulture, that's a fucking pigeon
He's got vultures in his hair
And blood and feathers, they are everywhere

You want retreat
Filthy and deep
A dead moon, a drunken sleep

I know whose porno that you burn
I'll be everywhere you turn
Baby there, there is a room
Full of death and whores and you

I am waiting in that room
And I will wait forever for you

It's all whores, it's all pain
It's all disease, man
It's all the same
My little Judas, my little twin
Where you start that's where I begin

She said, "I want it now"
She said, "I want it now"
She said, "I want it now"
She said, "I want it now"

You don't listen to what I say
Just masturbate your life away
You don't listen to what I say
Just masturbate your life away
Masturbate your life away
Masturbate your life away

And you don't listen to what I say
Just masturbate your life away
Masturbate your life away
Masturbate your life away

Come back...come...back


Lyrics submitted by SMUSER35620, edited by scottdoesntknow628

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    General CommentYou can download this song at: courtney-love.org/en/…
    Nirvana_on October 03, 2006   Link
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    General CommentGo download it, it sounds great.
    Nirvana_on October 03, 2006   Link
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    General Commentits soooooooooooo good
    watch the video on youtube yeaha
    aufdermauron December 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt looks a lot like the outro for "Burn Black", I guess this was some early version.
    cjohnsonon August 30, 2007   Link
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    My InterpretationThis song is about drugs and suicide, probably inspired by Kurt since they came up with it during live gigs right after he died. "Who is the needle? Who is the gun?" are pretty obvious references, and her screaming "I am" after the intro verse is commenting on the blame she got for his death-- a great deal of the public looked at her as his killer, both figuratively and literally.

    At the end she's equating masturbation with drug use, as both are self-indulgent. "Masturbate your life away" is basically a metaphor for "Go on, keep on using your life away."
    scottdoesntknow628on August 21, 2015   Link

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