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Glycerine
Song

Glycerine

Bush
Album:
Sixteen Stone

Meaning of the song Glycerine by Bush and what it is about


According to a Howard Stern interview, Gavin Rossdale wrote the song about his then-girlfriend Suze DeMarchi. While writing it in his London flat, he sensed that the song was beginning to take on a timeless, ethereal quality.


In 2017, he stated to Entertainment Weekly, "I was like a conduit. It was larger than anything we were doing, in some way."


Lyrics of the song Glycerine by Bush


It must be your skin, I'm sinking in

It must be for real, 'cause now I can feel

And I didn't mind, It's not my kind

It's not my time to wonder why

Everything gone white, everything's grey

Now you're here, now you're away

I don't want this, remember that

I'll never forget where you're at

 

Don't let the days go by

Glycerine, glycerine

 

I'm never alone, I'm alone all the time

Are you at one? Or do you lie?

We live in a wheel where everyone steals

But when we rise, it's like strawberry fields

I treated you bad, you bruise my face

Couldn't love you more, you've got a beautiful taste

 

Don't let the days go by

Could've been easier on you

I couldn't change though I wanted to

It should have been easier by three

Our old friend fear and you and me

Glycerine, glycerine

Don't let the days go by

Glycerine

Don't let the days go by

Glycerine, glycerine

Glycerine, glycerine

 

Bad moon white again

Bad moon white again

As she falls around me

 

I needed you more, you wanted us less

I could not kiss, just regress

It might just be clear, simple and plain

Well that's just fine, that's just one of my names

 

Don't let the days go by

Could've been easier on you, you, you

Glycerine, glycerine

Glycerine, glycerine

Release Date

1994

Songwriter/s

Gavin Rossdale

Producer/s

Clive Langer, Alan Winstanley, Bush

Label/s

Trauma, Interscope, Atlantic

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