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JUST
Found on: The Bends
Lyrics
Notes
Can't get the stink off
He's been hanging round for days  
Comes like a comet  
Suckered you but not your friends  
One day he'll get to you
And teach you how to be a holy cow   

You do it to yourself, you do  
And that's what really hurts  
Is that you do it to yourself
Just you and no-one else  
You do it to yourself  
You do it to yourself   

Don't get my sympathy  
Hanging out the 15th floor  
You've changed the locks three times
He still comes reeling through the door  
One day I'll get you  
And teach you how to get to purest hell   

You do it to yourself, you do
And that's what really hurts
Is that you do it to yourself  
Just you, you and no-one else  
You do it to yourself  
You do it to yourself   

You do it to yourself, you do
and that's what really hurts
Is that you do it to yourself
Just you, you and no-one else
You do it to yourself  
You do it to yourself, yourself, yourself.
Here Thom tells the story of how he once had a narcissistic friend he was compelled to elude. Musically, "Just" is considered the most complex track on the Bends album, and it proves beyond a doubt that Jonny's guitar playing is original and superb. A live version of this track is available on the double-CD compilation Evening Sessions: Priority Tunes; while it captures the intensity of the song live, the original remains the best.

The video to the song is one of the most frustrating ever written - but nobody knows what the man says at the end, and there is no use asking as the band have said that they are never going to reveal the answer. Jamie Thraves, the producer had said "to tell you would deaden the impact, and would probably make you want to lie down in the road too".

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