Heroin
The Velvet Underground Lyrics


I don't know just where I'm going
But I'm gonna try for the kingdom, if I can
'Cause it makes me feel like I'm a man
When I put a spike into my vein
And I tell you things aren't quite the same

When I'm rushing on my run
And I feel just like Jesus' son
And I guess that I just don't know
And I guess that I just don't know

I have made big decision
I'm gonna try to nullify my life
'Cause when the blood begins to flow
When it shoots up the dropper's neck
When I'm closing in on death

You can't help me now, you guys
And all you sweet girls with all your sweet talk
You can all go take a walk
And I guess I just don't know
And I guess that I just don't know

I wish that I was born a thousand years ago
I wish that I'd sailed the darkened seas
On a great big clipper ship
Going from this land here to that
On a sailor's suit and cap

Away from the big city
Where a man cannot be free
Of all the evils of this town
And of himself and those around
Oh, and I guess that I just don't know
Oh, and I guess that I just don't know

Heroin, be the death of me
Heroin, it's my wife and it's my life
Because a mainline into my vein
Leads to a center in my head
And then I'm better off than dead

Because when the smack begins to flow
I really don't care anymore
About all the Jim-Jims in this town
And all the politicians making crazy sounds
And everybody putting everybody else down
And all the dead bodies piled up in mounds

'Cause when the smack begins to flow
And I really don't care anymore
Ah, when that heroin is in my blood
And that blood is in my head
Then thank God that I'm as good as dead
And thank your God that I'm not aware
And thank God that I just don't care
And I guess I just don't know
Oh, and I guess I just don't know

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Written by: LOU REED

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Justin De Young

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I don't know just where I'm going
But I'm gonna try for the kingdom, if I can
'Cause it makes me feel like I'm a man
When I put a spike into my vein
And I tell you things aren't quite the same

When I'm rushing on my run
And I feel just like Jesus' son
And I guess that I just don't know
And I guess that I just don't know

I have made big decision
I'm gonna try to nullify my life
'Cause when the blood begins to flow
When it shoots up the dropper's neck
When I'm closing in on death

You can't help me now, you guys
And all you sweet girls with all your sweet talk
You can all go take a walk
And I guess I just don't know
And I guess that I just don't know

I wish that I was born a thousand years ago
I wish that I'd sailed the darkened seas
On a great big clipper ship
Going from this land here to that
On a sailor's suit and cap

Away from the big city
Where a man cannot be free
Of all the evils of this town
And of himself and those around
Oh, and I guess that I just don't know
Oh, and I guess that I just don't know

Heroin, be the death of me
Heroin, it's my wife and it's my life
Because a mainline into my vein
Leads to a center in my head
And then I'm better off than dead

Because when the smack begins to flow
I really don't care anymore
About all the Jim-Jims in this town
And all the politicians making crazy sounds
And everybody putting everybody else down
And all the dead bodies piled up in mounds

'Cause when the smack begins to flow
And I really don't care anymore
Ah, when that heroin is in my blood
And that blood is in my head
Then thank God that I'm as good as dead
And thank your God that I'm not aware
And thank God that I just don't care
And I guess I just don't know
Oh, and I guess I just don't know



All comments from YouTube:

Oliver Carlton

six months clean after 24 years of hell. free at last. all love to all people. peace.

Oliver Carlton

@Layne Lawson aw thank you Layne, that came exactly at the right time , im 11 months plus clean not looked back, it is hard at times though, triggers etc, love you too, love to you and you and yours 93

Layne Lawson

😭😭😭😭😭😭I love you if your still clean you mad it 10 months you fucking rock

David Small

Congatszzzz.....lo uuu nailed it!

Plasma Productions

Well done brother I’m 5 yeears in the 28th

douwe ten dam

I love you man, idk u but i love everybody right now

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Matt Theoboldt

Seven years clean baby! Still love this song, the only heroin I'm ever around now

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@cutselfnot8171 _ Alexander the Great spread opium from Greece to Afghanistan. All the old Romans, Greeks and Egyptians did it

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@olivier E I love fenta its cool. I love to stop taking it after a month or two its the best challenge I can think of, did over 10 cold turkeys or so. Taking feels Ok but it gets boring after a week or so, best thing to do is LSD, DMT and drink monoatomic gold + Sauna/Sport + meditation feels so much better than H or F and its healthy. But can't compare me my friends call me Marcus or Druid.

Enrico Fagiani

well done man

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