"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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  • +1
    General CommentI've wondered lately if the Bends is about what becomes broken in human relationships...alienation and all that Radiohead M.O. It seems that while Radiohead albums are never hermetically-sealed Concept Albums, that they often have a cohesiveness based on the interests of the band at the time of recording.

    This song seems to describe how someone can be so oblivious to the fact that she drives away the people she tries to impress and befriend. Similar to Fyodor Karamazov...only at times, I think he knows exactly what he is doing. Either that, or someone who constantly invites pathological relationships. In either case, the obliviousness of the subject seems key.
    thawhiteshadowon August 27, 2011   Link

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