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She said
She’d take me anywhere
She’d take me anywhere
As long as she stays with me
She said
She’d take me anywhere
She’d take me anywhere
As long as I stayed clean
Kiss, kiss
Molly’s lips

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    anonymous
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    Aug 10th, 8:23pm report


    "There he is provided with an attendant nurse: an elderly, thick-lipped woman named Moll, with crosses of bone on either ear representing the two thieves crucified with Jesus on Good Friday, and a crucifix carved on her tooth representing Jesus. The two eventually begin a stumbling sexual affair, but after a while she does not return, and he learns that she has died.
    This is from "Malone Dies" which is a novel by Samuel Beckett. Kurt was reading this book and maybe The Vaselines led him to that.



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    anonymous
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    Feb 4th, 2018 2:32pm report


    Molly stands for xtc ;)



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    anonymous
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    Jul 12th, 2011 7:22pm report


    This isn't their song, it was originally written by the vaselines, they were like Kurts favorite band so nirvana covered, they also covered Son of a gun and jesus doesnt want me for a sunbeam by them



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    evol
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    Apr 20th, 2007 4:56am report


    'Incesticide' was a compilation released by Geffen to fill the gap between 'Nevermind' and 'In Utero.' It featured Nirvana B-sides, rarities and unreleased tracks. Molly's Lip's, a Vaselines cover, was recorded @ a John Peel (BBC) session and first appeared on the 'Hormoaning, 1992 Australian Tour ep.' A Subpop split single came out a year earlier, in 1991, featuring Nirvana doing a live cover of Molly's Lips.



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    Kurt_will_return
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    Dec 9th, 2006 12:47am report


    Yeah this is by another band Kurt loved a lot of bands



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    anonymous
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    Nov 16th, 2006 11:56pm report


    Francis Bean Cobain was named after Francis Farmer who was an actress, not after a guy in a band. Courtney even wore her dress.(to their wedding I think.)



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    anonymous
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    Oct 23rd, 2006 10:31pm report


    On the Incesticide album Kurt did a lot of cover songs and molly's lips was one of them. Now besides that what does the song mean?



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    anonymous
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    May 26th, 2006 5:44am report


    This song is not by the Wipers or Nirvana and was not written by Kurt Cobain. It was written by Eugene Kelly and Frances McKee and was a song for their band THE VASELINES. It's about a t.v. personality in Scotland.



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    anonymous
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    Apr 22nd, 2006 4:08am report


    Who ever said it was an unreleased song, is a fucking idiot.



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    anonymous
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    Jan 16th, 2006 1:29am report


    I just listened to the song on 'The Vaselines - All the Stuff and More'
    The song IS by Eugene Kelly and Frances Kelly and is about scottish TV personality Molly Weir. Known to many in the UK as 'Hazel McWitch' from the bizzare 80's comedy 'Rentaghost'



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    anonymous
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    Jan 10th, 2006 1:20am report


    "Molly's Lips" was written by Eugene Kelly and Francis McKee of the Vaselines. They also wrote "Son of a Gun". Nirvana also covers the Greg Sage and the Wipers song "D7". All three of these songs appeared on the Hormoaning EP. I have no idea what any of these cover songs are about.



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    AIC
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    Dec 31st, 2005 12:42am report


    This song was a Wipers song. Kurt did not write it, he covered it. The song is on Insesticide.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


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    anonymous
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    Dec 22nd, 2005 12:00pm report


    Definitely a Vaseline song. They're scottish and so am I and they're quite big here.



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    nirvana.miss
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    Dec 15th, 2005 12:51pm report


    this song was written by THE VASELINE, which was one of the best band on the world for Kurt Cobain and the singer of this band wans Frances Mc Kee ( he called his daughter Frances because he was a fan of THE VASELINE)
    Sorry for my English but I m french ;-)



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    anonymous
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    Nov 18th, 2005 11:36pm report


    No I'm afraid he definitely wrote it, it was a unrealeased song.

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