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"Bleed American" is the first track on Jimmy Eat World's album Bleed American (retitled Jimmy Eat World). The song was originally titled "Bleed American", but similar to the name change of the album after the September 11 attacks, the song was retitled "Salt Sweat Sugar" after the first line in the song's chorus. The music video features the band playing on a rooftop while being watched by some sort of a CCTV helicopter. "Bleed American" was featured in the film… read more

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I'm not alone cause the TV's on yeah
I'm not crazy cause I take the right pills everyday
And rest, clean your conscience
Clear your thoughts with speyside with your grain

Jimmy Eat World - Bleed American Lyrics


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  • oh, my childhood
  • will immediately stop whatever i'm doing to appropriately rock the fuck out [3]
  • God, the nostalgia!
  • nicee ^.^
  • one of my favourite songs when i was a teenager. still amazing though.
  • Great song
  • One of the best opening songs ever. Can sing this word for word. Love JEW, can't wait to see them next week! :)
  • Used to listen to this loaaaaads as a kid. Still a fantastic song! ♥
  • Nostalgia.<3

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