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One of Thom's earliest creations, this song was inspired by a ruthless and unexplained killing spree conducted by a lone gunman in Hungerford, England, in 1987. Although its original concluding lyrics were "just shoot your gun," these were changed when the song was recorded in late 1994. This was because the death of Kurt Cobain was still weighing heavily on people's minds while the Hungerford killings were not; Thom chose to change the lyrics so that no one would… read more

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  • Avatar for Dis_Con_Nec_Ted
    Probably favorite off The Bends, along with Planet Telex and (Nice Dream).
  • Avatar for LumenObscurum
    Some of Thom's best vocals in my opinion.
  • Avatar for NathelieJulienn
    perfection
  • Avatar for muerto14
    Great Song
  • Avatar for RIPELIVEJAM
    But no it really does sound like u2
  • Avatar for tommyhaych
    "sounds like U2" - No. Just NO. Take that statement and lube it up. Lube it up real good. Now find a friend, any friend will do. Hand him this statement. Tell him to walk 10 paces backwards. Now, while that statement is pointing forwards, your friend needs to RUN. RUN LIKE THE WIND. RUN UNTIL THAT STATEMENT IS SHOVED SO FAR UP YOUR ARSE THAT YOU CAN TASTE BONO'S SWEATY BALLS.
  • Avatar for sazed00
    love it like no other
  • Avatar for Harry_01
    Probably my least favourite track on The Bends, but that doesn't make it a bad song at all.
  • Avatar for mondojohnny
    I don't get people who are shitty about Radiohead. Probably one of the best bands of the 90s. I can't really think of a whole lot else that stuck around. I think people who talk trash probably just hate them because they got popular.
  • Avatar for rifkamattman
    i think 'the bends' is the weakest on the bends. i like 'just' a lot.

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