Oh, Christi
Tell you what I want to hear
Yeah, Christi
Tell me what I want to hear

You can't see without me
You'll live and leave without me
You can't run without me
You'll only leave without me

Yeah, Christi
Tell me what I want to hear
And Christi
Show me what I want to see
Christi
Show me what I want to see

You'll only cry without me
You'll never try without me
You can't walk without me
You'll never fly without me
You can't eat without me
You'll only breathe without me
Yeah, and Christi
Tell me what I want to hear
Christi
Tell me what I want to hear

You'll never cry without me
You'll never fly without me
You'll never walk without me
You'll never choke without me
You can't see without me
You can't eat without me
You'll only cry without me
You're gonna die without me (x5)


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    I CAN'T FIND THIS SONG ANYWHERE! SOMEBODY TELL ME WHERE I CAN OR WHAT ALBUM ITS ON. I REALLY WANT TO HEAR IT!

    hunter_benedicton September 16, 2005   Link
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    Sounds to me that it's about an obsessed fan or something.

    ShadowOfThePaston February 20, 2006   Link
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    Actually, hunter benedict, you CANT buy this song. It was never released. It was a leftover track from the down on the upside recording session. You can find a live version online but the original recording has never been released. In my opinion, they should have used this as the single for A-Sides instead of "bleed together". Its a pretty bad ass song, its sounds more like superunknown than down on the upside.

    scissor kickon October 11, 2006   Link
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    youtube.com/watch

    Bootlegged live version of the song. I'd rather find a way to hear the recorded version, but this is still pretty good.

    yjolieon August 22, 2007   Link
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    In my mind, this song only makes sense if you consider Christ. I believe it to be written from the perspective of Christ. Cornell has even had concerts where he yells "Jesus is my friend". If you watch on youtube, there's a video of them before they're about to play Beyond the Wheel in Germany in 1991 I believe and he's singing this. Combine that with his catholic upbringing, and many of the themes of Soundgarden, and it makes sense. Much of Christ's message was of non-conformity to this world, and the way of things. Christ was labelled as a demon and a follower such by the religious authorities of his day. How often do you hear these types of songs in a "christian" church? :p There's a huge hypocrisy in the modern times in regards to Christ's true message of the world. I think Soundgarden gets it, and harnesses it in songs like this one, "Hands all Over", "Beyond the Wheel", "Limo Wreck", "New Damage", "Holy Water", "Mind Riot", "Blow Up the Outside World", the list goes on and on. ^_^

    chirrhoon December 23, 2014   Link
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    What a song. The riff and bassline are downright filthy and are probably the filthiest Soundgarden have ever written next to 4th of July and Beyond the Wheel.

    The lyrics seen to be speaking from the point of someone/something to someone/something they know needs them to survive, or to someone/something that is obsessed with them and blindly follows them. Examples include a drug to a person addicted to it, religion to a follower of said religion, or even between a couple in some situations. Genius lyrics once again by Chris!

    Soundtallicaon October 09, 2015   Link
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    My Interpretation

    Its talking about that other side. The part that society may or may not know. The thing that creates success or agony. Depending solely on how you choose. Instrumentals top notch, peace.

    aoaon September 14, 2017   Link

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