The Freed Pig (3:07)

Cover of III

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You were right, I was battling you
Trying to prove myself
I tried to bury you with guilt
I wanted to prove you wrong

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  • Malkamillian

    Is this the best version the international geniuses of LastFM can find for us?

    15 May 2014 Reply
  • gonzeaux

    "so laid back, but so uptight" haha yeah, that's J [2]

    23 Mar 2014 Reply
  • Connor1323

    "so laid back, but so uptight" haha yeah, that's J.

    9 Mar 2014 Reply
  • rafqueiroz

    now you will be free.

    20 Nov 2013 Reply
  • neverboughtit

    definitely about J, are there people actually questioning that?

    9 Jan 2013 Reply
  • Malkamillian

    I'd like to double-love this song.

    6 Nov 2012 Reply
  • crono_jd

    It's kinda ironic that The Breeders made a cover of this one and J. produced it.

    19 Sep 2012 Reply
  • bullfroggreen

    Seen it Live in St. Louis! : )

    17 Aug 2012 Reply
  • Ginormous621

    sanguejudeu gets it. It's dripping with sarcasm. You can hear it in the way he sings every line, and the addendum to the last chorus cements it.

    26 Jan 2012 Reply
  • Teh_Zombie

    the "now you will be free" chorus gives me chills every time

    21 Dec 2011 Reply
  • LilMatryoshka

    This takes me back. :)

    7 Nov 2011 Reply
  • jobbyfingers

    this song is all about an ex policeman who has just been released from prison .

    30 Oct 2011 Reply
  • sanguejudeu

    not self-critical at all... sarcasm all over it. Genious!!!

    30 Sep 2011 Reply
  • Duncan1349

    Sounds like Ween.

    28 Sep 2011 Reply
  • MCIS

    Such a catchy and cool song!

    16 Jul 2011 Reply
  • nocturana


    9 Apr 2011 Reply
  • staywaivy


    27 Dec 2010 Reply
  • anawynn

    You were right I was battling you, trying to prove myself I tried to bury you with guilt; I wanted to prove you wrong I've got nothing better to do than pay too much attention to you It's sad, but it's not your fault Self-righteous and rude I guess I lost that cool Tapping until I drive you insane I'm self-righteous, but never right So laid back, but so uptight Destroying your patience to tolerate me With all the negative spirit I bring Right, I was obsessed to bring you down Watching your every move Playing a little-boy game Always with something to prove Waiting to cut you down, making it hard to live With only one thing to do Cut me first, make it easy Now you will be free Now that nothing depends on me Tapping until I drive you insane Now you will be free With no sick people tugging on your sleeve Your big head has that "more room to grow" A glory I will never know A glory I will never know

    23 Jul 2010 Reply
  • Bolshevized

    It took some balls for Lou to write this song. It's self-critical until the last few lines.

    13 Apr 2010 Reply
  • RounderII

    great lyrics about J.

    19 Mar 2010 Reply
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