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"Heart-Shaped Box" is a song by the American grunge band Nirvana, written by vocalist and guitarist Kurt Cobain released as the first single from the group's third studio album In Utero in 1993. It was one of two songs from the album mixed by Scott Litt in order to augment the original production by producer Steve Albini. While Nirvana's label DGC Records did not release a physical single for sale in the United States, "Heart-Shaped Box" received much American radio… read more

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She eyes me like a Pisces when I am weak
I've been locked inside your heart-shaped box for weeks
I've been drawn into your magnetar pit trap trap
I wish I could eat your cancer when you turn black

Nirvana - Heart-Shaped Box Lyrics


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  • the solo really does sound quite awful on the original Steve Albini mix,
  • =]
  • It's funny, years later I can hear a lot of this track in Downward Spiral era Nine Inch Nails.
  • August 30, 1993
  • it's better to forget the stupid videoclip and concentrate on the amazing song
  • La carátula del In Utero la pintó Alex Grey
  • One the best songs he ever wrote I love this song so much :D <3
  • Best song this band ever did....
  • Every time I listen to this song I think I'm 12 again, but only for a split second.

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