I'm called a cow
I'm not about
to blow it now
for all the cows

It's funny how
money allows
all to browse
and be endowed
the wish is true
it falls into
pieces new the cow is you

My kind has all run out
as if kinds could blend
some time if time allows
everything worn in
like its a friend

I said you're all
a painted doll
and it caused
the walls to fall
how far is he?
thats as far as far could be

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    Yeah i think this song is about how fake people can be esp. in LA and how easily people can be bought with money.

    nycait882006on February 12, 2006   Link
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    i have no idea what this song means... But its pretty kool its quite catchy

    robortyon July 04, 2002   Link
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    Tis sa-weet.

    frumstickon April 24, 2003   Link
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    I think it's about someone who has ba dream of becoming an A-List celeb or what you want to call them, and they forget where they came from or the people who put them where they are.

    lukefunon June 07, 2003   Link
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    General Comment

    I think cows are a metaphor for people and how they are corrupted easily.

    robonobon August 12, 2005   Link
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    General Comment

    hmmm im suprised that not many people have commented this song, its a great song.

    i always thought it was kind of about Courtney Love, i've always thought of her as a cow?

    kurt_rockeron April 13, 2007   Link
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    this song is a response to record executives who, because of the Nirvana tag on Dave, tried to manipulate him towards a pop-rock career. it's also a check on the evolving mainstream post-grunge music scene around the time this album was released (1995), as many artists were being snapped up by record companies and posed as Seattle-type material.

    aristmc12on October 29, 2007   Link
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    General Comment

    I just love how the song goes from calm to rockin' in a 1/2 second.

    broncojohn99on October 20, 2008   Link
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    "Its funny how MONEY allows all to browse and be endowed". You wake up every morning and punch the clock, go to work, make money only to have it all taken away via bills, then the rest is spent on consumerism. "The cow is YOU", the farmer milking us is corporations / corporate lobbyists(politicians) who pass laws to support the corporations. Why doesnt he just come out and say this verbatim if its true? Answer: "I'm not about to blow it all for all the cows." Enjoy chewing your cuds, everyone...

    DuncanIdahoTPFon June 05, 2012   Link
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    I think this song is about people. Like hollywood people or something and he phrases them as cows. "my kind has all run out" like his kind of "cows" (people) aren't around anymore. "you're a painted doll" pretty much fake.

    frumstickon April 02, 2003   Link

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