Come as You Are Lyrics – Nirvana

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"Come as You Are" by Nirvana, written and performed by Kurt Cobain, carries an overall theme of acceptance and self-expression. The lyrics seem to emphasize embracing oneself, whether it be as one is currently or as one wishes to be. The repetition of the word "Memoria" suggests a reflection on memories or a sense of nostalgia, adding a layer of contemplation to the song. Moreover, the iconic chorus, with the statement "And I swear that I don't have a gun," has been widely interpreted in connection with Cobain's personal struggles and the broader themes of societal pressure and individual autonomy. ...Read More

Come as You Are Lyrics

[Verse 1: Kurt Cobain]
Come as you are, as you were
As I want you to be
As a friend, as a friend
As an old enemy
Take your time, hurry up
Choice is yours, don't be late
Take a rest as a friend
As an old memoria

[Refrain: Kurt Cobain]
Memoria
Memoria
Memoria

[Verse 2: Kurt Cobain]
Come doused in mud, soaked in bleach
As I want you to be
As a trend, as a friend
As an old memoria

[Refrain: Kurt Cobain]
Memoria
Memoria
Memoria

[Chorus: Kurt Cobain]
And I swear that I don't have a gun
No, I don't have a gun
No, I don't have a gun

[Refrain: Kurt Cobain]
'Ria
Memoria
Memoria
Memoria (No, I don't have a gun)

[Chorus: Kurt Cobain]
Well, I swear that I don't have a gun
No, I don't have a gun
No, I don't have a gun
No, I don't have a gun
No, I don't have a gun

[Outro: Kurt Cobain]
(Memoria)
(Memoria)

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Come As You Are Lyrics Meaning

FAQs & Knowledge

Who is the singer of "Come as You Are" song?

"Come as You Are" song is sung by Nirvana (Kurt Cobain is the lead vocalist).

Who is the lyrics writer of "Come as You Are" song?

"Come as You Are" song lyrics written by Kurt Cobain.

Who is the music producer of "Come as You Are" song?

"Come as You Are" song music composed & produced by Butch Vig.

When was "Come as You Are" song released?

"Come as You Are" song was released on March 2, 1992.