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Dexter Motley Morgan
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This was one of my fave songs off the Superunknown album from my fave 90s band. This was one of the songs that IMO truly showed Chris Cornell's amazing vocal talent. I wish they woulda stayed together. They could have still been making good music.....


THE DAY I TRIED TO LIVE
I woke the same as any other day
Except a voice was in my head
It said seize the day, pull the trigger
Drop the blade, and watch the rolling heads

The day I tried to live
I stole a thousand beggar's change
And gave it to the rich

The day I tried to win
I dangled from the power lines
And let the martyrs stretch
Singing

One more time around might do it
One more time around might make it
One more time around might do it
One more time around
The day I tried to live

Words you say never seem
To live up to the ones inside your head
The lives we make never seem
To ever get us anywhere but dead

The day I tried to live
I wallowed in the blood and mud with
All the other pigs

I woke the same as any other day you know
I should have stayed in bed

The day I tried to win
I wallowed in the blood and mud with
All the other pigs

And I learned that I was a liar
Just like you

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eightieschick
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Awesome vocals on this song!
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Marty McFly
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Never was a massive grunge fan, but the guys did have some good songs. Not familiar with that one off the top of my head, but I like the first 3 songs on Superunknown (Let Me Drown, My Wave, and Fell On Black Days).

Sorta dark, but catchy hard rock.

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