jesse and i were not looking so pretty
we hadn't been well in awhile
we ran out of cash and they ran out of pity
our demeanor lacked what you'd call style

alone in my room with a 100 watt lightbulb
and books i can't find time to read
i'm scrapin' bags double-boilin' cottons
i'm lookin' around for my rig

well it's dull and it's bent
and you can't read the numbers
but nevertheless it's my friend
with my belt between teeth
i'm ready to be friendly once again
yeah, yeah

niki, oh niki, so young and so pretty
your dad doesn't know what you are
instead of a habit you should have a hobby
like barbie or bugglegum cards

well what good are the make-up
and what good are makers
if nothing can make you feel good
jesse go, jesse run
please make quick to the bad neighborhoods
i'll wait for you


Lyrics submitted by mrtrout, edited by mister care-too-much

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    General CommentMissery makes great music. Life isnt so bad for the rest of us, is it?
    milescltrnon February 10, 2005   Link
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    General CommentMiles, I believe life is so bad for some. This song is about heroin addiction.
    negatyveon September 06, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis band is so fucking amazing.
    charcoalsketchon January 05, 2007   Link
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    General Commentstarted listening to kid dakota about around the time i posted that comment. a year ago, i guess, and it's kind of ironic that now i'm a partial junkie. hah. always have this song on before scoring.
    anyway
    charcoalsketchon January 02, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"A partial junkie"..keep chipping little girl/boy/whatever, hope you didn't get to the spike yet, speaking from that exact space of misery it never comes out of yr arm once its' in there. i came all this way to find no glamour at all here.
    PinnedPupilSainton January 05, 2008   Link
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    General Comment[girl, 18]
    yeah, chipping never lasts. especially when the rest of your world around you crumbles, like your boyfriend moving far away and your best friend being sent off to rehab forever, and you being all alone all the time. then you dive down deep into the habit because it's all you have to feel okay, numb, if only for a while.

    when i posted that comment, i already got to the needles because the taste of smoking it was gross to me. now i have a fixation with needles. i think it will be harder to break that, then it will be to break the actual drug addiction. i don't know, it's weird.
    charcoalsketchon September 15, 2008   Link
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    General Commentpinnedpupilsaint: omfg, the day you posted that was the day of my first overdose at a public park, january 5th. i was dead for 20 minutes before the paramedics came and the cops, and i got arrested, seconds after they were able to barely revive me. with good ol' fucking narcan. hah. anyway, i thought that was kind of a really weird coincidence. maybe you are a saint! =o
    shit, coming from an atheist.
    charcoalsketchon September 15, 2008   Link

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