The General Lyrics – Guns N’ Roses

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"The General Lyrics by Guns N’ Roses" convey a deep sense of regret, pain, and a plea for understanding and respect in relationships. Axl Rose, the songwriter and singer, explores themes of redemption, acknowledging mistakes, and grappling with the consequences of one's actions. The lyrics express a complex mix of emotions, ranging from sorrow to defiance, and ultimately reflect on the importance of love and respect in the face of disordered feelings. ...Read More

The General Lyrics

[Verse: Axl Rose]
Daddy, don't
I swear I won't
I'll be good from now on
And I'm awful sorry
Daddy, don't
The hell I won't
I won't be good anymore
And you'll all be sorry

[Refrain: Axl Rose]
Can anybody tell me why the pain
It just won't stop?
Can anybody help me?
This pain, it just won't stop

[Chorus: Axl Rose]
My only regret
Is that I never took the time to forget
All those unspoken feelings
That were never spared
At those who understand
That love deserves respect
And not your sordid meaning

[Verse: Axl Rose]
Daddy, don't
I swear I won't
I'll be good from now on
And I'm awful sorry
Daddy, don't
The hell I won't
I won't be good anymore
And you'll all be sorry

[Refrain: Axl Rose]
Can anybody tell me why the pain
It just won't stop?
Can anybody help me?
This pain, it just won't stop

[Chorus: Axl Rose]
My only regret
Is that I never took the time to forget
All those unspoken feelings
That were never spared
At those who understand
That love deserves respect
And not your sordid meaning

[Bridge: Axl Rose]
Don't know what to tell you now
It's never really what they tell you, now
You oughta know what they tell you now
And not really what they tell you now
Don't know what to tell you now
It ain't really what they tell you, now
Don't go where they tell you, now
It ain't really what they tell you, now

[Chorus: Axl Rose]
My only regret
Is that I never took the time to forget
All those unspoken feelings
That were never spared
At those who understand
That love deserves respect
And not your sordid meaning

[Outro: Axl Rose]
Is that I never took the time to forget

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Who is the singer of "The General" song?

"The General" song is sung by Guns N’ Roses.

Who is the lyrics writer of "The General" song?

"The General" song lyrics written by Guns N’ Roses.

Who is the music producer of "The General" song?

"The General" song music composed & produced by Axl Rose & Caram Costanzo.

When was "The General" song released?

"The General" song was released on December 8, 2023.