Make no promises to me
You're slowly melting
Wake up then fall back asleep
You're quickly fading
Hey man you'll have to wait your turn
I can see that you're jonesing
Taste no flavors on my tongue
They've evaporated

Why you gotta bring me down
Why you gotta bring me
Bring me down

Karma comes around two times
So you better be good
Watch out for unfamiliar signs
When you're going the wrong way
Look back to the deuias minds
They keep pushing me pulling
Baby jesus never sleeps when you're being a sinner
And he'll eat you for dinner

Why you gotta bring me down
Why you gotta bring me down
Why you gotta bring me down
Why you gotta bring me down

What I hear about I don't want to think about (bring me down!)
What I think about I don't want to hear about (bring me down!)
What I hear about I don't want to think about (bring me down!)
What I think about I don't want to hear about (bring me down!)

Make no promises to me
You're slowly melting
Baby Jesus never sleeps when you're being a sinner
Hey man you'll have to wait your turn
I can see that you're jonesing
Taste no flavors on my tongue
They've evaporated
You've disintegrated

Why you gotta bring me down
Why you gotta bring me down
Why you gotta bring me down
Why you gotta bring me down

What I hear about I don't want to think about (bring me down!)
What I think about I don't want to hear about (bring me down!)
What I hear about I don't want to think about (bring me down!)
What I think about I don't want to hear about (bring me down!)
What I hear about I don't want to think about (bring me down!)
What I think about I don't want to hear about (bring me down!)

So don't bring me down


Lyrics submitted by darshanp

Bring Me Down Lyrics as written by Jimmy Allen James Christopher Allen

Lyrics © Songtrust Ave, STEREO SUPERSONIC MUSIC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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  • +2
    General Comment

    Is it just me, or does this song sound a bit like nirvana, with the chord progressions and all. and especially when he starts singing he even sounds like kurt

    TheWickerManon June 08, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    He sounds so much like Kurt Cobain on this song

    SomePurpleGuyon July 04, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    good song, and the first time i heard this song within the first second i immediately thought of nirvana... thats cool and all though cuz im a grunge fan and this is very grungy... he does sound a bit like ole kurt (r.i.p.) as well... good song though

    Lawn_Gnomeon July 10, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Saw it in concert.. kicked ass...

    Pharmicopiaon April 23, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I think it also kicks ass, and their cd is full of these songs. On the other side, that's a minor. But I love it anyway. My favorites are 'She hates me', 'Said' and 'Bring me Down'. The acoustic version of control is bit of naggy, but it's kinda cool.

    Geeky_Dawgon May 14, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    this song is my favourate on their album joining with control and blurry!

    sugarpopon August 04, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    has ne1 herd this song....part from me and these guys?

    sugarpopon August 05, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    it's a damn good song.. and since come clean has sold 7 million copies, or such, so far.. i think a few other people have heard it. hehe

    WeezerGuy3on March 26, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    This is an excellent tune by a most underrated popular band. I would rather have a band rip off Nirvana and Alice In Chains than say Britney Spears or the Scissor Sisters. I really like the line "Baby Jesus never sleeps when you're being a sinner...yeah he'll eat you for dinner." I guess you don't need to be high on drugs or booze to write depressing prose. A boatload of emotional turmoil and 3-a-day Zoloft habit is all you need.

    OpinionHeadon October 04, 2004   Link
  • 0
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    Almost 2 years since somebodys put a fucking comment on here people LISTEN TO THE FUCKING SONG AND WRITE and writre a goddamn comment Still a kickass song Baby Jesus never sleeps when your being a sinner... Yeah he'll eat for dinner that is a an amazing it to me feels like he's just said Jesus isnt so fucking great and the church said hew was

    Music-Guy!on May 30, 2006   Link

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