On a Plain Lyrics – Nirvana

English 66 September 24, 1991
"On a Plain" by Nirvana reflect a complex mix of emotions, capturing the struggles and conflicts within the songwriter, Kurt Cobain. The song touches on themes of self-love, inner turmoil, and a sense of detachment from societal norms. Cobain grapples with conflicting feelings, acknowledging that some of his actions and thoughts may be considered wrong or unconventional. The repetitive nature of the chorus, "I'm on a plain, I can't complain," adds a layer of resignation or acceptance to the overall narrative. ...Read More

On a Plain Lyrics

[Verse 1: Kurt Cobain]
I'll start this off without any words
I got so high, I scratched 'til I bled
Love myself better than you
I know it's wrong, so what should I do?
The finest day that I've ever had
Was when I learned to cry on command
Love myself better than you
I know it's wrong, so what should I do? (Oh, oh)

[Chorus: Kurt Cobain]
I'm on a plain (Oh, oh)
I can't complain (Oh, oh)
I'm on a plain (Oh, oh)

[Verse 2: Kurt Cobain]
My mother died every night
It's safe to say, don't quote me on that
Love myself better than you
I know it's wrong, so what should I do?
The black sheep got blackmailed again
Forgot to put on the zip code
Love myself better than you
I know it's wrong, so what should I do? (Oh, oh)

[Chorus: Kurt Cobain]
I'm on a plain (Oh, oh)
I can't complain (Oh, oh)
I'm on a plain (Oh, oh)

[Bridge: Kurt Cobain]
Somewhere I have heard this before
In a dream my memory has stored
As a defense I'm neutered and spayed
What the hell am I trying to say?

[Verse 3: Kurt Cobain]
It is now time to make it unclear
To write off lines that don't make sense
Love myself better than you
I know it's wrong, so what should I do?
One more special message to go
And then I'm done, and I can go home
Love myself better than you
I know it's wrong, so what should I do? (Oh, oh)

[Chorus: Kurt Cobain]
I'm on a plain (Oh, oh)
I can't complain (Oh, oh)
I'm on a plain (Oh, oh)
I can't complain (Oh, oh)
I'm on a plain (Oh, oh)
I can't complain (Oh, oh)
I'm on a plain (Oh, oh)
I can't complain (Oh, oh)
(I'm on a plain) oh, oh
(I can't complain) oh, oh

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Last Update: November 17, 2023

On A Plain Lyrics Meaning

FAQs & Knowledge

Who is the singer of "On a Plain" song?

"On a Plain" song is sung by Nirvana (Kurt Cobain is the lead vocalist).

Who is the lyrics writer of "On a Plain" song?

"On a Plain" song lyrics written by Kurt Cobain.

Who is the music producer of "On a Plain" song?

"On a Plain" song music composed & produced by Butch Vig.

When was "On a Plain" song released?

"On a Plain" song was released on September 24, 1991.