Jeremy Lyrics – Pearl Jam

English 33 August 27, 1991
The lyrics of "Jeremy" by Pearl Jam tell the story of a troubled boy named Jeremy, who faces neglect and bullying. The song highlights the consequences of a lack of attention from his parents, especially his father, and the impact it has on Jeremy's behavior. It addresses the bullying he experiences at school and culminates in a tragic event where Jeremy speaks out in class. ...Read More

Jeremy Lyrics

[Verse 1: Eddie Vedder]
At home drawing pictures of mountain tops
With him on top, lemon yellow sun
Arms raised in a "V"
And the dead lay in pools of maroon below

[Pre-Chorus: Eddie Vedder]
Daddy didn't give attention
Oh, to the fact that mommy didn't care
King Jeremy the wicked
Oh, ruled his world

[Chorus: Eddie Vedder]
Jeremy spoke in class today
Jeremy spoke in class today

[Verse 2: Eddie Vedder]
Clearly, I remember picking on the boy
Seemed a harmless little f**k
Oh, but we unleashed a lion
Gnashed his teeth and bit the recess lady's breast
How could I forget?
And he hit me with a surprise left
My jaw left hurting, oh, dropped wide open
Just like the day, oh, like the day I heard

[Pre-Chorus: Eddie Vedder]
Daddy didn't give affection, no
And the boy was something that mommy wouldn't wear
King Jeremy the wicked
Oh, ruled his world

[Chorus: Eddie Vedder]
Jeremy spoke in class today
Jeremy spoke in class today
Jeremy spoke in class today

[Bridge: Eddie Vedder]
Try to forget this (Try to forget this)
Try to erase this (Try to erase this)
From the blackboard

[Chorus: Eddie Vedder]
Jeremy spoke in class today
Jeremy spoke in class today
Jeremy spoke in, spoke in
Jeremy spoke in, spoke in
Jeremy spoke in class today

[Outro: Eddie Vedder]
(Spoke in, spoke in)
(Spoke in, spoke in, spoke in, spoke in)
(Spoke in, spoke in)
Oh oh, oh, oh, oh oh oh, oh oh oh
Oh oh oh, oh oh oh oh
Oh oh, oh (Spoke in)

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Last Update: February 13, 2024

Jeremy Lyrics Meaning

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Cast & Crew

  • Album
  • Artist / Band
  • Producer(s)
  • Pearl Jam & Rick Parashar
  • Writter(s)
  • Jeff Ament & Eddie Vedder
  • Released On
  • August 27, 1991

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FAQs & Knowledge

Who is the singer of "Jeremy" song?

"Jeremy" song is sung by Pearl Jam.

Who is the lyrics writer of "Jeremy" song?

"Jeremy" song lyrics written by Jeff Ament & Eddie Vedder.

Who is the music producer of "Jeremy" song?

"Jeremy" song music composed & produced by Pearl Jam & Rick Parashar.

When was "Jeremy" song released?

"Jeremy" song was released on August 27, 1991.