"(The Fall) Kurt's Blues" as written by Bruce Roberts, . Cher and Patrick Lee Mac Donald....
Never even knew you
But I heard your note today
You talk about injustice
And how we look the other way
I knew full well your meaning
But my world just moves too fast
It's a shame about your future
It's a crime about your past

Was there no one who could save you
From the prison of each breath
Like Rapunzel in her tower
Isolation equals death
Was there no one who could rescue you
From the prison of your pain
Am I tougher or just lucky
Our fate didn't end the same

But my heart has run on empty
Since I heard the fuckin' news
We're a heartless, godless culture
We'd walk nowhere in your shoes

For me it's 6:30 in the morning
And my moods as black as rain
I am 30 light years older
But I understand your pain
They'll all hate you
'Cause you left them here
To struggle on their own
I'm sorry you saw no choice
'Til death chilled you to the bone

But my heart has run on empty
Since I heard the fuckin' news
We're a heartless, godless culture
We'd walk nowhere in your shoes
Well the good news if there's any
Is you ever lived at all
But our country kills its heroes
We just raise them for the fall


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    General CommentNo one has commented on this song?! I mean, I'm not a huge Cher fan, matter of fact I hate 99.99% of her music. But this song has a deeper meaning for younger fans than most would think. She wrote this song shortly after the death of one of music's greatest artists, and wrote it with him in mind. Rest in Peace Kurt Cobain, we miss you. :-(
    bLiTz_2k5on February 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI just found out this song existed myself. Never heard it, but found the lyrics to be quite good. Totally don't listen to her music as well, but find it quite nice she wrote something for him
    topherscon January 17, 2007   Link

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