"Just" as written by and Thomas Edward/o'brien Yorke....
Can't get the stink off
He's been hanging around for days
Comes like a comet
Suckered you but not your friends

One day he'll get to you
And teach you how to be a holy cow

You do it to yourself, you do
And that's what really hurts
Is you do it to yourself, just you
You and no-one else
You do it to yourself
You do it to yourself

Don't get my sympathy, hanging out the fifteenth floor
You've changed the locks three times
He still comes reeling through the door
One day I'll get to you
And teach you how to get to purest hell

You do it to yourself you do
And that's what really hurts
Is you do it to yourself, just you
You and no-one else
You do it to yourself
You do it to yourself

You do it to yourself you do
And that's what really hurts
Is you do it to yourself just you
You and no-one else
You do it to yourself
You do it to yourself, whoa

Say, hey

You do it to yourself, you do it to yourself
Yeah, yeah, you do it to yourself, yes-yes, you
Do it to yourself


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"Just" as written by Edward John O'brien Colin Charles Greenwood

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    General CommentI love Thom Yorke's lyrics, they're so oblique that they can be interpreted in many ways. But "Just" has always been about depression to me: "you've changed the locks 3 times, he still comes reeling through the door", he's saying that it's not something you can shake off; and with "you do it to yourself you do and that's what really hurts" that depression can hit you, without any reason.
    Paegaon March 20, 2003   Link

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