"Diane" as written by and Grant Hart....
Hey little girl, do you need a ride?
Well, I've got room in my wagon why don't you hop inside
We could cruise down Robert Street all night long
but I think I'll just rape you, and kill you instead

Diane, Diane, Diane

I heard there's a party down at Lake Cove
It would be so much easier if I drove
We could check it out, we could go and see
Oh won't you come and take a ride with me

We could lay in the weeds for little while
I'll put your clothes in a nice, neat little pile
You're the cutest girl I've ever seen in my life
It's all over now, and with my knife.

Lyrics submitted by SantanicoPandemonium

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    General Commentabout the murder of diane edwards, a waitress. about 15-20 years after the killer was convicted and out of jail, he was convicted in two separate cases of murder, including one in which he went into a house and killer everyone except an 11-year-old who he shot at twice and somehow missed.
    ebowtheletteron March 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOne of the Husker's best songs, and easily one of the creepiest songs ever recorded. Yikes.
    ratanxon March 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI always thought this was a Therapy? song. Both versions are as good as each other.

    I think Ebowtheletter has this one covered!
    ICantUnderStandYouon December 14, 2009   Link
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    General CommentHere's an article with more details about the serial killer Joe Ture:

    Sadly, the police made a mess of this case by not preventing more attacks.

    This is one of HD's best and creepiest songs and as one of two songs by Grant on Metal Circus, I think it was the start of the great songwriter rivalry that ultimately ended the band.

    Mould's sound is incredible like electrified molasses coming out the speakers.
    elwyn5150on August 27, 2012   Link

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