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Soundgarden: Outshined Meaning


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Song Released: 1991

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Outshined Lyrics

I got up feeling so down
I got off being sold out
I've kept the movie rolling
But the story's getting old now
I just looked in the mirror
Things aren't looking so good
I'm looking California
And feeling Minnesota
So now you know, who gets...

  1. anonymous
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    Jul 31st 2018 report

    Down and out.no purpose, empty,alone.your mind races with self loath.fast forward (May 18 2017).NO OTHER WAY OUT. RIP

  2. anonymous
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    Sep 27th 2015 report

    He feels sold out/used and disillusioned, plus secret word clues all though the song. The video is full of symbolism such as Pyramid, chains. Grinder, wheels, gears & hamster wheel... What does that show you?

  3. anonymous
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    Oct 6th 2012 report

    He feels he fell off, and is looking to climb back.

  4. anonymous
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    Feb 16th 2012 report

    No matter how hard you work,or how exhausted you may be,you better keep working. The younger man you used to be is gone,but back in a different body..and he is hungry,strong,and wants your job. The best way for him to get it is to out shine you. The same way you took it from that last weary old man.

  5. anonymous
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    May 22nd 2011 report

    This song is bascially about being the opposite of a hero or saviour, it's about watching someone else take all the plaudits while you waste around.

  6. anonymous
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    Mar 15th 2011 report

    He's not feeling as big as a star as he is

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