"Bad Apples" as written by W. Axl Rose, Saul Hudson, Duff Rose Mckagan, Izzy Stradlin, Darren A. Reed and Matt Sorum....
Diamonds and fast cars
Money to burn
I got my head in the clouds
I got these thoughts to churn
Got my feet in the sand
I got a house on the hill
I got a headache like a mother
Twice the price of my thrills
An it's a cold day,
It's a continental drift
I said this traffic is hell
Can you give me a lift
An I'll try to paint a story
Got your pictures to tell
Yeah you got to make a living
With what you bring yourself to sell

I got some genuine
Imitation
Bad Apples
Free sample
For your peace o' mind
Only $9.95
I got my camera back from customs
Got my law fees up to date
Hell they musta seen me comin'
Ain't this life so fuckin' great

When the shit hit the fan
It was all I could stand
Yeah, well I'm a frequent flyer
My body's breathing while it can
But what I don't understand is that
My world ain't gettin' no brighter
If I could touch the sky
Well I would float on by
While everybody's talkin'
Hell I'm just another guy
If it were up to me
I'd say just leave me be
Why let one bad apple
Spoil the whole damn bunch

Gold and caviar
Now why'nt you pour my apathy
I'd have all my bases covered
If I could teach my hands to see
But now we're down in the deep end
Where they'd love to watch you drown
I said your laundry could use washing
We'll hang it up all over town
I said Hollywood's like a dryer
An we're down on Sunset Strip
An you'll be suckin' down the Clorox
'Til your life's all nice and crisp

When the shit hit the fan
It was all I could stand
Yeah, well I'm a frequent flyer
My body's breathing while it can
But what I don't understand is that
My world ain't gettin' no brighter
If I could touch the sky
Well I would float on by
While everybody's talkin'
Hell I'm just another guy
If it were up to me
I'd say just leave me be
Why let one bad apple
Spoil the whole damn bunch

When the shit hit the fan
It was all I could stand
Yeah, well I'm a frequent flyer
My body's breathing while it can
But what I don't understand is that
My world ain't gettin' no brighter
If I could touch the sky
Well I would float on by
While everybody's talkin'
Hell I'm just another guy
If it were up to me
I'd say just leave me be
Why let one bad apple
Spoil the whole damn bunch
Why let one bad apple
Spoil the whole damn bunch
Boy!!


Lyrics submitted by mike

"Bad Apples" as written by Izzy Stradlin (usa 2) Slash

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +1
    General CommentGn'R = bad boys/bad apples.
    themovieaddicton February 07, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentYou can tell Axl is sick of all the criticism he's recieved. This, along with "Don't Damn Me" show that- he wants them all to just leave him alone.
    classic_rocker8on September 13, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI really like this song, it seems to have a very bluesy feel to it. One of my favorite G'N'R songs definitely.
    CL40on March 07, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI luv this song, so one of my theme songs.
    dark_eyez_666on October 06, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentOne of the most underrated GNR songs.
    Sprite1on December 26, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthahaha good song.... i love gnr! cant wait for that new album, chinese democracy, even though it wont be the same
    killfriartuckon November 10, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentEveryone trying to copy...
    Popcorn_adleron January 23, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBasically about living a great life but there are some people who just like to cause drama. (bad apples)
    Sprite1on December 26, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love the comment about "Got a headache like a mother twice the price of my thrills.
    Sprite1on December 26, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's one of the first songs they wrote I beleive.
    Sprite1on December 26, 2008   Link

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