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"Dumb" is a song by American rock band Nirvana. It is the sixth song on the band's third studio album In Utero, released in 1993. Kurt Cobain wrote "Dumb" in the summer of 1990 after he had begun to follow some of his own poppier instincts. Cobain debuted the song for Calvin Johnson of K Records on KAOS (FM) in the same year. The first version to be officially released was on the In Utero album in 1993 and Cobain… read more

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I'm not like them
But I can pretend
The sun is gone
But I have a light

Nirvana - Dumb Lyrics


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  • Classic. Was surprised to see the WHFS reference in the narrative above.
  • The sun is gone, but I have a light. Dunno why that line is so profound but it is.
  • ___________HELLO ________________________
  • ''Soul is cheap, lesson learned.''
  • the most perfect nirvana's pop song
  • My heart is broke, but I have some glue. ♥
  • I remember when I first heard this song...not in 1991 but in 2001 the love for it has stayed with me since then
  • Someone played this at work and a colleague thought the repeated lyric at the close of the song was "African doll". I now cannot unhear this, and neither can you. You're welcome.
  • Nice Song

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