"Come As You Are" as written by and Kurt Cobain....
In the past we've been told to fear
Strange new things as they're coming near
Sometimes we listen without heed or care
We let our minds close before we see what is there
It's not like we try to let the world fly by
Without thinking of truth or what is all right
So if you stop to consider a world that is bigger
We might just stop and consider this world

[Chorus:]
Come as you are, Oh come as you are (x4)
There's no room for anger and hatred
Of people and things we have not faced yet
We're so quick to condemn by the color of skin
Before we look closely at what makes a heart beat
So if you take a step backwards
And see how awkward it is to stay closed and protected in castles
You may come to a new understanding of freedom
When you wave your arms and shout in the air

[Chorus]


Lyrics submitted by OiSterHedPhan

"Come as You Are" as written by Mindi Beth Abair Matthew W. Hager

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, THE BICYCLE MUSIC COMPANY

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    General Comment
    This is such a great song. It's about being open minded to everything....not being afraid of new people, things or experiences just because they're different than anything you've ever encountered before.

    "Sometimes we listen without heed or care...We let our minds close before we see what is there..."

    ....so true.
    BeautifulDisasteron April 24, 2002   Link
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    General Comment"So if you stop to consider a world that is bigger
    We might just stop and consider this world"

    i think this is talking about heaven. at least it is to me. if we considered what would get us to heaven, we'd do a lot more good here in "this" world
    montygoo22on September 28, 2006   Link

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