People like you, I know myself
Walk in the shoes of somebody else
Whisper to me, my tragic fate
Whisper to me, my tragic end
But don't give me your savior

People I choose, life on my own
Burn me your fuse, throw me your stones
Give me your brand, burn on my hand
Whisper to me, my tragic end
But don't give me your savior

People I choose, I know myself
Lay my need out, give you my help
But you give me your blues
And you whisper my fate
But don't give me your savior


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    General Commentthis is my fav song by temple of the dog
    maybe its about people preaching to him? and he wants nothing to do with it?
    led_zeppelin_xxxon January 19, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyep pretty much, he's telling the people who try to tell him what to believe to piss off.
    JoNNieS Kon October 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentGood song. :) The last minute or so kicks. I'd say led zeppelin xxx got it.
    Lateralus518on August 03, 2008   Link
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    General CommentBasically "I'll listen to your story, tell me what you think is gonna happen to me, but I know myself and what I believe/I don't care" that's what I got anyway. Pretty ace song.
    DJgifon February 02, 2009   Link
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    General CommentAbout life's choices and being cast down by the one's who are taught that they are forgiven, yet they can't forgive others. These same people think salvation is a private club. This song is about them.
    sobermindisawasted1on August 17, 2009   Link
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    General Commentanyone know what is being sung at the end? its my favorite part...sounds soo good
    creedudeon April 24, 2011   Link
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    General CommentWhat's being sung at the end, from what I can tell from repeated listenings at high volume with headphones:

    Whisper, hide your face. Cry, hide your face.
    Whisper, hide your face. Cry, hide your face.
    Whisper, hide your face. Cry, hide your face.
    Whisper.
    eliashon July 29, 2013   Link
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    General CommentHe's saying "hide your pain" (in keeping with the theme of the song and the deliberately ambiguous audio at the end).

    Yes, that's right.
    BooyaBeybehon June 06, 2014   Link

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