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Anesthesia
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Written by: Brett Gurewitz
Released in: 1990
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Everybody is talking about the girl
Who went and killed the delivery man,
But she looks so kind and gentle,
It just doesn't stand to reason.
I saw her right there just the other night
As stately as a slot machine,
But when she looked my way
Something mad as hell came over me, yeah.

Anesthesia, Mona Lisa,
I've got a little gun, here comes oblivion.
I never loved you, how did you find me?
The cops will never prove complicity now.
Anna...
(1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
All good children go to heaven!

I remember your face that August night
When we lied about the beautiful time to come,
And that crazy old man who came much to late
And caused a chain reaction.
I've been hanging out here for eleven long years
Like a church mouse wondering where the cat has gone,
And looking at you now is driving me to distraction.

Anesthesia, Mona Lisa,
I've got a little gun, here comes oblivion.
I never loved you, how did you find me?
The cops will never prove complicity now.
Anna...
(1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
All good children go to heaven!

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Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
3:03 Against The Grain E-86409-1 | 86409-1TPU United States 12" 2014
3:03 Against The Grain E-86409-1TYL United States 12" 2014
3:03 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 2010
3:03 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 2009
3:03 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 2009
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Live
Generator tbd United States CD 1992
Live Loreley Festival 1996
The Grey Race - Video EP Europe DVD 2003
Remastered
3:03 Against The Grain n/a United States MC 2004
3:03 Against The Grain 86703-2 Israel CD 2004
3:03 Against The Grain 86703-2 United States CD 2004
3:03 Against The Grain 86703-2 United States CD 2004
3:03 Against The Grain 6703-2 Europe CD 2004
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Video live 1991
Big Bang n/a Europe DVD 2004
Big Bang 24030-423 Europe VHS 1992
Video live @ Palladium, 11/20/2004
Live At The Palladium 6659-9 Europe DVD 2006
Live At The Palladium 86659-9 United States DVD 2006
Live At The Palladium H-716 China DVD 2005
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