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Load up on guns, bring your friends
It's fun to lose and to pretend

She's overbored and self-assured
Oh, no, I know a dirty word

Hello, Hello, Hello, How Low (x3)
Hello, Hello, Hello

With the lights out, it's less dangerous
Here we are now, entertain us
I feel stupid and contagious
Here we are now, entertain us

A mulatto
An albino
A mosquito
My libido

Yeah

Hey... Yay

I'm worse at what I do best
And for this gift I feel blessed

Our little group (tribe) has always been
And always will until the end


Hello, Hello, Hello, How Low (x3)
Hello, Hello, Hello

With the lights out, it's less dangerous
Here we are now, entertain us
I feel stupid and contagious
Here we are now, entertain us

A mulatto
An albino
A mosquito
My libido
Yeah

Hey... Yay

(Guitar solo)

And I forget just why I taste
Oh, yeah, I guess it makes me smile

I found it hard, it's hard to find
Oh well, whatever, nevermind


Hello, Hello, Hello, How Low (x3)
Hello, Hello, Hello

With the lights out, it's less dangerous
Here we are now, entertain us
I feel stupid and contagious
Here we are now, entertain us

A mulatto
An albino
A mosquito
My libido

Yeah a denial
A denial! (x9)



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  • nocemisions
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    nocemisionsAug 21, 2008 at 9:39 pm
    This song is about teenage angst and apathy. The teenage generation, especially during the Nirvana era, felt lost and alone. This song basically sums up all the feelings and emotions that teenagers feel when no one cares about them. The random lyrics were probably Kurt's way of showing how random the thoughts are of teens and that the little things can sometimes make them mad or make them depressed.
  • U
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    UnregisteredJul 25, 2012 at 3:30 pm
    I actually had no idea what this man was saying, until i read the lyrics, but to be honest, it didnt make the song that much clearer... :$
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    nirvanafanDec 27, 2009 at 4:55 pm
    Kurt cobain is an amazing musician. No one should talk shit about him. His lyrics do make sense, just not to some people. You would have to read his biography. You also might MAYBE understand why he committed suicide,
  • Mainscene
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    MainsceneNov 7, 2009 at 8:03 pm
    "Its better to burn out, then to fade out. Peace, Love, Empathy. Kurt Cobain" (ending of hus suicide letter) I believe that Kurt Cobain suffered from Bipolar Disorder. Kurt Cobain was a fantastic musician, and anyone who needs to talk crap about him needs stop or listen to different music[:
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    HazelDountLovesBulletFeb 16, 2009 at 8:56 pm
    First - wtf to whoever wrote that crap about the pie. Seriously, get a life.
    Nirvana was an awesome band and it sucks that his idiot wife killed him because he was one of the most influential people of his time.
    He wrote this song not only to vent a little, but also to make fun of Guns N' Roses. The chorus "a mulatto, an albino, a mosquito, my libido" refers to the members of GNR directly. I can't remember which title went to which person, but I'm pretty sure the mosquito was Axle

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