Two years and extra days, a block away he'd head to hang
Same corncer, neighborhood, his friends, the gang
Two years and extra days, a bigger kid would black his eye
No real reason, explanation and everyday no one knew why

The bigger kid was crazy, that made the gang afraid
When he told the gang to shut their mouths the gang obeyed
You've got to have a place to be, you need a place to hang around
So no one spoke, no one moved, no one made a sound

CHORUS
Both his eyes would twitch
The left one was always black
His lips they never moved
They stayed still with each attack
His ears were always rngining
In his head he'd hear a hum
And all the kids on the corner
Knew what it was from

Then one day it happened, he tooks his daily crack
His eyes rolled up, llike yesterday, he started falling back
The kids that watch this everyday now watched him hit the ground
And no one spoke, no one moved, no one made a sound
Amd no one made a sound

CHORUS

No one spoke, no one moved, no one made a sound
A sad silent situation, now he's not around


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    General CommentTo me is sounds like it's about some kid who acts like a tough guy, and is constantly beating up on this other kid. Unfortunately no one ever does anything to stop it and one day the tough guys kills the other kid.

    So going with that it seems to me to be about how violence in the youth needs to stop.
    HeySkaon August 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWhy does every song have to be about Cobain?
    CFaz23on February 23, 2008   Link
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    Song MeaningI think this song is about a kid in a gang of mates who is consantly getting beat up by a tougher kid (I think the tougher kid might be his dad or step-dad) and was too scared to stand up to him.

    'Both his eyes would twitch
    The left one was always black
    His lips they never moved
    They stayed still with each attack'

    Then one day he gets killed in one of his beatings

    'His eyes rolled up, llike yesterday, he started falling back
    The kids that watch this everyday now watched him hit the ground'

    'A sad silent situation, and now he's not around'
    Anson93on February 14, 2009   Link
  • -1
    General Commentsounds like someone that died from a drug overdose or used a lot of drugs and killed themself.
    "Both his eyes would twitch
    The left one was always black
    His lips they never moved
    They stayed still with each attack
    His ears were always rngining
    In his head he'd hear a hum
    And all the kids on the corner
    Knew what it was from"

    could be wrong, but it could be about cobain.

    "Two years and extra days, a block away he'd head to hang
    Same corncer, neighborhood, his friends, the gang
    Two years and extra days, a bigger kid would black his eye
    No real reason, explanation and everyday no one knew why."

    nevermind was a popular album; after that kurt couldn't stand all the fame ..."Two years and extra days"
    around 3 yrs later kurt killed himself.
    "Then one day it happened, he tooks his daily crack
    His eyes rolled up, llike yesterday, he started falling back
    The kids that watch this everyday now watched him hit the ground
    And no one spoke, no one moved, no one made a sound
    Amd no one made a sound"
    kurt didnt do crack, but its addictive like heroine.
    tenclub07on April 20, 2007   Link

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