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Jesus, don't want me for a sunbeam
Sunbeams are never made like me

Don't expect me to cry,
For all the reasons you had to die
Don't ever ask your love of me

Don't expect me to cry
Don't expect me to lie
Don't expect me to die for thee

Jesus, don't want me for a sunbeam
Sunbeams are never made like me

Don't expect me to cry,
For all the reasons you had to die
Don't ever ask your love of me

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Don't expect me to cry
Don't expect me to lie
Don't expect me to die for thee

Jesus, don't want me for a sunbeam
Sunbeams are never made like me
Don't expect me to cry,
For all the reasons you had to die
Don't ever ask your love of me

Don't expect me to cry
Don't expect me to lie
Don't expect me to die
Don't expect me to cry
Don't expect me to lie
Don't expect me to die for thee

Originally by The Vaselines



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    UnregisteredMar 30, 2012 at 7:36 am
    Essentially, there are radiant, happy people in the world but, given the context of the song, he wasn't created that way, and relays his point by refusing to love someone who made someone so sad in a world of "sunbeams"
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    UnregisteredDec 8, 2013 at 6:02 pm
    Kurt Cobain did not write this song the Vaselines did. He was simply doing a cover of a song in which the lyrics were written with tongue in cheek. He was not giving your "God" the finger. You are taking the meaning of this song way too seriously. Just listen, don't over think.
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    UnregisteredMar 22, 2012 at 4:13 am
    There's nothing great in dying like kurt cobain!
    Don't follow him into pain and suicide!
    Give serious thought - you will find the truth which will set you free!
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    UnregisteredFeb 21, 2012 at 10:11 pm
    Kurt cobain: do not want to cry, do not want to lie and do not ever ask for love from him. Lyrics that i like…really great! I
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    UnregisteredMay 4, 2012 at 6:48 am
    Jesus dont want me for a sun beam or a beam of light. Sun beams are never made like me never made like me is because they are rays of darkness that is why they are never like me. There not light. Dont expect me to cry or i will never shed a tear. Fell bad cry out loud for help. For all the reasons you had to die. Jesus died for are sins. Dont ever ask your love of me. Or i dont care that you love me or died on the cross for me. Dont expect me to cry or care. Dont expect me to lie. To say i care but dont. Dont expect me to die for thee. If you confess the name of jesus one day you may be kill for it. Jesus died for us and believers will died for him. Kurt gave god the finger and didnt care. Thats a shame.

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