"Used to Love Her" as written by W. Axl Rose, Saul Hudson, Duff Rose Mckagan, Izzy Stradlin and Steven Adler....
I used to love her, but I had to kill her
I used to love her, but I had to kill her
I had to put her, six feet under, and I can still hear her complain

I used to love her, but I had to kill her
I used to love her, but I had to kill her
I knew I'd miss her, so I had to keep her
She's buried right in my back yard

I used to love her, but I had to kill her
I used to love her, but I had to kill her
She bitched so much. She drove me nuts, and now I'm happier this way
I used to love her, but I had to kill her, and I can still hear her complain

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"Used to Love Her" as written by Saul Hudson W. Axl Rose

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    General CommentUsed to love her is a song about Slash's female dog (or Axl's dog or Duff's dog, I don't remember exactly), he loved her, but had to kill her and "buried right in my backyard". Truth.
    bugmenoton April 12, 2004   Link
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    General CommentWHAT THE FUCK DO YOU MEAN, bugmenot? It wasn't a female dog. Haven't you ever heard Used to love her of the live Era cd? In the beginning, Axl says that this song was written 'cause sometimes you think you're boyfriend or girlfriend is a pain in the ass and you wish you could cut his fuckin' head off and bury him ou her in the backyard. I sometimes feel this way 'bout my passions.
    Kizy GNFRFukinRoxxon June 04, 2004   Link
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    General CommentYeah, i can tell.
    skacore_dudeon January 30, 2005   Link
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    General CommentKizy, don't have a fit...he (or she) can interpret it like that.
    MistyMadnesson April 06, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI don't think I't s about a dog :))

    I agree It talks about how you sometimes get sick of your girlfriend or boyfriend bitchin all the time..
    matejpon August 26, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis isnt about a dead dog, its a song about a girl some guy loved and then she started being a bitch, so he killed her and buried her in his backyard. Its a joke, not serious.
    ecwneton February 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwhy do struggle about this. its completely explicit.
    ecwnet is right.
    i like this song even more than patience. its best of "g.n.r lies" the solo is realy bring me insane
    ColdenScenceon February 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAxl kept getting whined and bitched by his girl so much he fucking wanted to kill her. Or left her, but she keeps trying to ring 'I can still hear her complain'
    Popcorn_adleron March 29, 2006   Link
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    General CommentCome on, Slash himself said this song is a joke. It's not about any human, it's simply about a dog. Check this: gnrinfo.tk
    wwbon April 12, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWhy would it be about a dog? Dogs don't bitch at people.Anyways, that doesn't make sense to me. In my opinion, it is simply about a girlfriend who is always bitching and complaining so he decides to kill her so he doesn't have to hear it anymore. Unfortunately, having listened to it for so long, the complaining and nagging keeps running over and over through his head, which is why he can still hear her. It's supposed to be a joke -- like following up on wishful thinking :) . I know there are phrases that people have said that have stuck in my mind, which I wish I could forget.
    billionon April 13, 2006   Link

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