One, two, three

Who scared you? Why were you born, my babe?
In two-time's arms with all of your charms, my love
Why were you born, just to play with me
To freak out or to be beautiful, my dear?

Load your head, blow it up, feeling good, baby
Load your head, blow it up, feeling good, baby, ah

Well, my room is so cold, you know you don't have to go, my babe
And if you warm it up right, I'm gonna love you tonight, my love

Well, I'm glad that we came, I hope you're feeling the same
Who scared you and why were you born?
Please stay

I see your rider coming down the road
Got a burden, carrying a heavy load
One sack of silver and one bag of gold


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Who Scared You Lyrics as written by John Paul Densmore Jim Morrison

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    General Comment

    How about...

    Well, my room is so cold You know you don't have to go And if you warm it up right I'm gonna love you tonight, my love

    because "if you want it up right" just... doesn't sound right

    TheStanceon May 03, 2007   Link
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    This song is about Jim\'s frustration with his girlfriend Pam\'s heroin addiction. \nWho Scared You is about Pam\'s fear of a traditional relationship and why she runs to do drugs. The song is about Jim trying to convince Pam to stay the night. Would she rather "freak out or to be beautiful, my dear?"\n\nThe chorus about shooting up heroin.\n"Load your head, blow it up, feeling good, baby" Jim sings it in a mocking manner. \n\nJim manages to convince Pam to have stay and have sex, "Well, I\'m glad that we came, I hope you\'re feeling the same" but Pam gets up to leave as soon as it over. Jim asks her to "Please" stay but in the window coming down the road Jim sees "I see your rider coming down the road\nGot a burden, carrying a heavy load\nOne sack of silver and one bag of gold" which about her leaving to go spend her money on heroin, her addiction being the heavy load or burden. \n\n- B.W.

    bwatts4on April 20, 2022   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    This song is sexy.....

    HippieFlowerChild67on December 28, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    title from a letter that william burroughs had written to allen ginsberg

    isavedchipon August 10, 2006   Link
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    General Comment

    could the girl maybe have been hurt in some way by a boyfriend and now she is cheating on him with Jim. Thats kinda what I got out of "In two-times arms, with all of your charms..." Well, it sounds more like she went over there to hang and do some drugs, and Jim is trying to convince her to stay the night.

    What I have trouble understanding is the last part, but it could just be another drug reference. "One sack of silver and one bag of gold" maybe making a reference to money and a bag of something?

    elmeromeroon August 24, 2007   Link
  • 0
    My Opinion

    probably my favorite Doors song... this song makes me wanna bone

    bestxXbudXxlayfon May 23, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    This song is so awfully romantic. This song is about love. The only one of its kind Doors song ever.

    CrawlingQueenSnakeon March 28, 2015   Link
  • -1
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    this song is fuckin cool. my favorite part is "load your head, blow it up. feelin good baby" for obvious reasons. haha jim's voice is sooo sexy

    getluckyon May 09, 2005   Link
  • -1
    General Comment

    maybe about a prostitute?

    isavedchipon August 07, 2006   Link
  • -1
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    who are you mxmang? go fuck yourself

    Dornanon January 15, 2008   Link

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