Out here in the fields oh
I fight for my meals
I get my back into my music
I don't need to fight
To prove I'm right
I don't need to be

Don't cry
Don't grab your wallet
It's only major-label wasteland


Lyrics submitted by imilktjesussnipples, edited by Mellow_Harsher

Baba O'Riley (The Who cover) song meanings
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    General Commentit's the first verse of baba o'reilly, a song about teenage rebellion, plus a fragment of another that he rewrote to comment on corporate rock crap.

    what he meant about turning into townshend is that he didn't want to go from being part of an original and vibrant band like nirvana and the who started out as, to the crappy middle-if-the-road corporate rock peddler townshend turned into. unfortunately kurt never got the chance.
    vesuviuson March 16, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentisn't this a cover of a Who song?
    NirvanaSilverchairon May 30, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt doesn't have the same feel like the other Nirvana songs.. I was thinking the same thing
    buddah_452on May 31, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song was played at least once (1991.12.07) in Europe during the 1991 winter tour. Cobain (drums) and Grohl (guitar) switched places, but Novoselic remained on bass. Grohl sang most of the song, until Novoselic performed the final verse.
    imilktjesussnippleson June 02, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits almost a cover of baba oriley by the who...no mention of a teenage wasteland though...its a good who song...havent heard this one, i think theyve tried to "modern" it up
    kenickyon June 05, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's a Who cover with switched lyrics.

    If you guys have heard the recorded performance you could barely understand the lyrics.
    kurtsmyhero88on October 26, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentfunny. always nice to pay respect to the who. 2 great bands 2 great songs.
    queenjaneon November 18, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWeird because I heard Pete Tounshend bitching about Kurt when his journals were released.
    meateatingorchidon November 30, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti never knew Nirvana did a cover of this song! I have to hear it!
    rockthehobbiton December 18, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThen why bother wasting your time telling us how overrated you think they are?
    Ketchup_Suicideon January 27, 2005   Link

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