They saw you yesterday as you were leaving
Now they run to hunt you down
Dogs lead the chase as you are bleeding
They run to hunt you down

Your narrow escape has wiped the smile right from your face
Starved dogs howling, run to hunt you down
I said run to hunt you down

You smile as you look in the mirror
Tears have left your eyes
Your face has a different exterior
Permanent disguise

Your narrow escape has wiped the smile right from your face
Starved dogs howling, run to hunt you down
I said run to hunt you down

Right now ooh
Right now ooh
Right now
Right now
Right now ah, ah, ah, ah

Lyrics submitted by Nelly

Hunted Down Lyrics as written by Kim A. Thayil Christopher J. Cornell

Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing, WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC

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  • +3
    General Commentnobody respects SG enough
    Overfloateron August 11, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General CommentSounds a lot like School by Nirvana, though I'm sure you all can hear that
    fade_out_againon February 05, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHoly shit nobody has said anything interesting about this song. To me, "hunted down" is a perfect example of a grunge song. It's intense and seriously energizing... Awesome song.
    Given-To-Flyon February 12, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentEarly grunge at its finest. It paints a vivid picture of entrapment and escape.

    Nirvana's "School" does sound somewhat similar, though it was released 2 years after Hunted Down.
    silverhazeon March 21, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis songis intense! i love it at the moment because i am angery at a stupid ass brat who hurt me so it just seems to fit.
    annoyanceon February 12, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is great. I used it on a trailer on youtube for a film me and my friends were making about a guy who was literally hunted down.
    Supah Dudeon May 13, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this is about someone nieve who gets themselves in a situation they can't get out of. Someone who thought they were being really clever and ended up becoming the victim.
    angertrainon May 10, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI agree with angertrain's interp 'nuff said.
    Doomsday578on October 30, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFantastic song, amazing lyrics. I love the ending.
    theriverknowson March 06, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSounds like an escaped convict from a prison. The starving dogs on his trail are those of the police trying to catch him. He has to disguise himself for the rest of his life so that no one catches him.
    digitalmanMKIIon December 01, 2017   Link

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