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Welcome to the Jungle
Guns N' Roses Lyrics


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Oh my god

Jump

Welcome to the jungle, we've got fun and games
We got everything you want honey, we know the names
We are the people that can find whatever you may need
If you got the money, honey, we got your disease

In the jungle, welcome to the jungle
Watch it bring you to your sha-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n knees, knees
Mwah, I, I wanna watch you bleed

Welcome to the jungle, we take it day by day
If you want it you're gonna bleed but it's the price to pay
And you're a very sexy girl who's very hard to please
You can taste the bright lights but you won't get there for free
In the jungle, welcome to the jungle
Feel my, my, my, my serpentine
Ooh, ah, I want to hear you scream

Welcome to the jungle, it gets worse here every day
You learn to live like an animal in the jungle where we play
If you got a hunger for what you see you'll take it eventually
You can have anything you want but you better not take it from me

In the jungle, welcome to the jungle
Watch it bring you to your sha-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-knees, knees
Mwah, I'm gonna watch you bleed

And when you're high, you never ever wanna come down
So down, so down, so down, yeah

You know where you are?
You're in the jungle, baby, you're gonna die
In the jungle, welcome to the jungle
Watch it bring you to your sha-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-knees, knees
In the jungle, welcome to the jungle
Feel my, my, my my, serpentine
Jungle, welcome to the jungle
Watch it bring you to your sha-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-knees, knees
Down In the jungle, welcome to the jungle
Watch it bring you to you
It's gonna bring you down, huh

Overall Meaning

The song Welcome to the Jungle by Guns N' Roses is an ode to the dangers and thrills of the city life. The lyrics depict a city as a jungle where people can have everything they desire, but at a price. The opening lines "Welcome to the jungle, we've got fun and games, we got everything you want honey, we know the names" talks about how the city provides entertainment, pleasure, and everything that people need but they have to be willing to pay the cost.


The chorus "In the jungle, welcome to the jungle, watch it bring you to your sha-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n knees, knees. Mwah, I, I wanna watch you bleed" is a warning to those who dare to enter the city. It is a dangerous place that can bring people to their knees, emotionally and physically, and the singer wants to watch them fall. The second verse "Welcome to the jungle, we take it day by day. If you want it you're gonna bleed but it's the price to pay. And you're a very sexy girl who's very hard to please" reiterates that the city is not for the faint-hearted. It is a place where people have to struggle to survive and that is the price they have to pay for their desires.


In conclusion, the song presents the city as a place of great danger but also of great reward. The lyrics offer a warning that people will have to be on their toes if they want to survive and thrive in the city.


Line by Line Meaning

Oh my god
Expressing a feeling of anticipation, excitement and maybe in disbelief (like someone could say 'wow')


Jump
An instruction about something crazy or exciting that's going to happen, maybe an invitation to escape from the normal mundane world to something wild, to plunge in to the unknown or start an adventure


Welcome to the jungle, we've got fun and games
A phrase greeting the newcomers to an environment where harsh conditions foster a very difficult, savage, and uncontrollable environment, but the inhabitants of the place, promise to provide a form of entertainment


We got everything you want honey, we know the names
Assurance that the establishment has several things, probably tangible and/or intangible, that newcomers desire or want, and that the inhabitants or insiders know how to call them, making them more accessible.


We are the people that can find whatever you may need
The inhabitants of this wild place, assures the newcomers of their ability to find or provide whatever they need, whatever it may be.


If you got the money, honey, we got your disease
A warning and probably a veiled threat that if one has money to offer, in exchange, affairs or relationships with the group could culminate in a disease or other negative effects like addiction or brainwashing


In the jungle, welcome to the jungle Watch it bring you to your sha-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n knees, knees Mwah, I, I wanna watch you bleed
The wild place is tough and challenging, but the inhabitants who have been in the game want to watch the newcomers collapse, may be bleeding or struggling to adapt to their survival game


Welcome to the jungle, we take it day by day If you want it you're gonna bleed but it's the price to pay And you're a very sexy girl who's very hard to please You can taste the bright lights but you won't get there for free
An assurance that the stakeholders take the place day by day and will not offer any shortcuts, and if the newcomers want anything from them, they will have to pay a considerable price. An observation that there is a beautiful lady there who is challenging to please but is intrigued by the bright lights and thinks she can get in for free.


Feel my, my, my, my serpentine Ooh, ah, I want to hear you scream
An invitation to the beautiful lady there to feel the snake-like moves of the inhabitants, with further excitement from the screams, it seems like the inhabitants and the beautiful lady are both getting some pleasure from what's happening


Welcome to the jungle, it gets worse here every day You learn to live like an animal in the jungle where we play If you got a hunger for what you see you'll take it eventually You can have anything you want but you better not take it from me
A warning that the place is getting worse by the day but inhabitants there have learned to live as animals. An assurance that if newcomers have a taste for anything they see, they will ultimately take it away. However, a strict warning to the newcomers not to do that to any existing member of the place.. Or else!


And when you're high, you never ever wanna come down So down, so down, so down, yeah
A commentary about being in a rush, of getting a high (or being excited), but once that happens, you never want the excitement to end, and perhaps you will always be seeking the rush or the high


You know where you are? You're in the jungle, baby, you're gonna die
A question asked rhetorically with the answer providing a warning to newcomers, assuring them that they have entered a highly dangerous and challenging place, and they have to be on the lookout; the playground can't guarantee their safety


It's gonna bring you down, huh
Furtherance of the previous warnings that the place would bring down anyone who's not ready. A general word of caution for anyone who dares to enter that it's going to be tough on them.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Capitol CMG Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: W. Axl Rose, Saul Hudson, Duff Rose Mckagan, Izzy Stradlin, Steven Adler

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I played this song at my grandfather's funeral and he revived to turn up the volume

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