Restless soul, enjoy your youth
Like Muhammad hits the truth
Can't escape from the common rule
If you hate something, don't you do it, too

Small my table, sits just two
Got so crowded, I can't make room
Oh, where did they come from?
Stormed my room
And you dare say it belongs to you, to you

This is not for you
This is not for you
This is not for you
Oh, not for you ah, you

Scream my friends don't call me
Friends, they don't scream
My friends don't call my friends don't

All that's sacred comes from youth
Dedications, naive and true
With no power, nothing to do
I still remember, why don't you?
Don't you

This is not for you
This is not for you
This is not for you
Oh, never was for you, fuck you
This is not for you
Oh, this is not for you yeah, you
This is not for you
Oh, not for you
Oh, you


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"Not For You" as written by Eddie Vedder David Abbruzzese

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    General CommentHe uses many different things that all seems random. I think this is the genius of the song. He is actually saying that yeah there's all these random things but it's all just yellow, like all the same. Don't look. Don't look for depth - the world is just on one level and it's all the same.
    pj_freakon April 12, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWTF?

    You know he's actually saying "you" instead of yellow,...

    and the title of the song is "U"?

    Am I missing something extremely obscure? because I'm a pretty hardcore fan and I've never seen a version with the word "yellow" replacing "you"
    N0 C0DE 79on April 18, 2006   Link
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    General Commenthahahhahahha

    its you, definitely...omfg, i just laughed my ass off seeing those lyrics, and the first post taking it seriouslt was equally funny
    richie8092on May 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI just have to say- yellow- it's so funny, I am laughing when I try to look at it . Who can get the lyrics so wrong? Or is it on purpose?
    It doesn't matter because it' so funny!
    no code88on June 30, 2007   Link
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    General Commenthahahahaha

    this is the funniest shit I've seen here, yellow, yellow, yellow??? haha almost there dude!
    jjrbaggioon March 25, 2008   Link
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    General Commentyellow? WTF haha
    ANTWANmyMANon June 29, 2008   Link
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    General CommentWhat the fuck is this shit? This isnt "You" by Pearl Jam.
    Tig45on February 25, 2013   Link
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    General CommentThere are two versions of this song, the "love" version which was a Yield outtake and the "hate" version on Lost Dogs. One of them was written when Eddie was married to Beth and the other was written after their divorce.
    Tig45on February 25, 2013   Link

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