"The Receipt" as written by and Bob Mould....
The world, it owes you nothing
You're such a mark for yourself
No wonder no one pays attention to you now

Don't talk to me about your friends
And you've become embarrassing
So was it worse back then, or is it worse right now?

Some deadbeat dad who lives at home
And I don't like your favourite song
So please don't call me anymore
I don't wanna know you

The clock has stopped at 4:08
And I stand, still so far away
The basement window sheds no sunlight on your fate

I took the high road for too long
And I still hate your favourite song
So let there be no doubt what this one's all about

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    General CommentI'm guessing this one is about how Bob probably hates Grant Hart.

    The last line I think makes that interpretation true. Though it would be a lot easier(and would also make this song even more vicious, if you can believe it) to just spell it out.
    mtj027on August 07, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI have heard that this one is in fact about Grant Hart.
    Capstoolon March 29, 2011   Link

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