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"Forever slated as a Mellon Collie song-to-be 'God' just couldn't cut it in the end. The beat was probably a little to close to 'Bullet,' but it still rocks hard. It was tracked during the Mellon Collie sessions, with overdubs and vocals added much later." -BC (Guitar World 1/97)



god knows i'm helpless to speak
on my own behalf
god is as helpless as me
caught in the negatives
we all just do as we please
false transmissions
i hope god forgives me
for my transgressions

it's what you want
to know no consequences
it's what you need
to fucking bleed
it's all too much

god knows i'm restless and weak
full of piss and vinegar
god knows we sow what we reap
in the dirt of grandeur
when the darkness comes to me
and it fixes its gaze on me
god knows i'm helpless

it's what you want
to know no consequences
it's what you need
to fucking bleed
it's all to much

god knows i'm helpless

you break your back
for what you can't have
you can't turn back
god knows i'm helpless

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God   (early lyrics)


Fall 1994 - Sadlands (Billy's house)
Mar 1995 - Pumpkinland
Mar - Aug 1995 - Chicago Recording Company
Nov 1994 - Pumpkinland


Zero   (buy [])
The Aeroplane Flies High (x2)   (buy [])
Rarities and B-Sides   (buy [])
A Gothic Industrial Tribute to the Smashing Pumpkins   (buy [])
A Very Special Tribute to Smashing Pumpkins   (buy [])

The Aeroplane Flies High
Mellon Collie Disc Three
Rare Stuff Vol. 2
Rarities Vol. 2

total: 13 (7 on official releases, 6 boots)

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Billy Corgan

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