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Metal Fume Fever

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"Metal Fume Fever"
Metal Fume Fever cover
Album track by Juliana Hatfield
Album Juliana's Pony: Total System Failure
Released 2000
Recorded 1999 at Fort Apache Studios, Cambridge, MA
Length 2:00
Label Zoë Records
Writer(s) Juliana Hatfield, Mikey Welsh
Producer(s) Juliana Hatfield
Status Officially released
Juliana's Pony: Total System Failure track listing
"White Thrash"
(1)
"Metal Fume Fever"
(2)
"Houseboy"
(3)

"Metal Fume Fever" is the second track from the album Juliana's Pony: Total System Failure by Juliana Hatfield.

Overview

Weezer bassist Mikey Welsh wrote the bass lines for "Metal Fume Fever," initially offering them to Rivers Cuomo before ultimately giving them Juliana Hatfield.[1]

Lyrics

I was passed out on the factory floor
I couldn't feel my legs, I couldn't swallow
I'm burning metal for motherfuckers
I'm making weapons for southern lovers

I got the fever
I got metal fume fever

You might as well do dope
You're gonna get sick of something nasty
Out in the modern world, doubled over
What kind of cancer did you ask for?
It came out of the plant and into the sky
Into your eyes, into your bones
Into your homes, into your skin
You can't wash it off your hands

I got the fever
I got metal fume fever

See also

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