"Big Dumb Sex" as written by and Chris J. Cornell....
Don't you don't you want to thrill me
Don't you be afraid to tell me
Tell me if you think it's ugly
But now don't you want to touch it anyway

I've been looking for a reject
And you ain't had nothing like me yet
Don't you think it's time for motion
I can take what you've been pushin'

Hey I know what to do
I'm gonna fuck fuck fuck fuck you
Fuck you
Ya I know what to do
I'm gonna fuck fuck fuck fuck you
Fuck you I'm gonna

I'm the beast and you're the master
You're the meat of the matter
I'm no fool for discretion
When it's on the tip of my tongue

Don't you don't you want to thrill me
Don't you be afraid to tell me
Tell me if you think it's ugly
But now don't you want to touch it anyway


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    General Comment"Hiro, our bass player at the time, hated that song. He thought it was obnoxious butt rock, a total rock'n'roll cliche. We tried to explain to him that the song was making fun of butt rock. We were fed up with bands beating about the bush, just using euphemisms and metaphors for the sex act. We thought we'll ditch all the euphemisms and say what all the disco dance bands had been trying to say for a decade. We were simply trying to kick all the lame-ass rock'n'roll and dance music of the '80s and late '70s in the butt. It's a parody of the whole genre of stupid rock." --Kim Thayil
    Captain Cornflakeon June 29, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General Commentthe GNR cover is TERRIBLE
    yeah i could imagine chris watching some cheesy 80s cock rock video and being like WOW THIS SHIT SUCKS
    and then began writing the lyrics to this song :D
    cornellvsliddellon June 20, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentWhat deos it mean?

    Ever see a Warrant viedo?

    Sadly, it ceased to be parody when G & R covered it.
    ***on February 03, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"Sadly, it ceased to be parody when G & R covered it. "
    - LOL so fucking true!
    Given-To-Flyon July 03, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis pretty much sums up corny, generic, 80s pop metal in one song. Basic, catchy, "macho" riff, excessive use of chorus effects, double-tracked "high and low" vocals, simple guitar solo that fits the melody and rhythm like a glove, and verses that are laughably suggestive, but never quite say what they really mean.

    A misunderstood and classic style parody that more people should hear.
    F2B&Gon June 22, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI find it incredibly ironic that a band like Guns 'n Roses would cover something like this, because Cornell wrote this as an attack on the cock-rock bands of the 1980s of which GNR was an integral part! Chris even said that the album title "Louder than Love" pokes fun at "heavy metal bravado." I also read that Kim Thayil said the band originally wanted to call it "Louder than Fuck." lol
    feminist92on December 07, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's a parody of glam metal rock songs that talk about sex metaphorically, so they come right out and say it. Unfortunately, musicians today (not really musicians) don't speak metaphorically at all, and it's not for the sake of a parody. They're for real.
    SMUSER17506205on July 17, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is supposed to be a parody of the 80's cock-rock, with all the songs about sex, but that don't get explicit on the subject.
    it's catchy as hell, even gnr made a cover of this one
    aldeayeahon June 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMy favourite song from Louder Than Love. Indeed, catchy as all hell.
    Richard_6on February 02, 2005   Link
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    General Commentboth true
    ThayilBeGodon February 24, 2005   Link

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