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Man in the Box
Alice in Chains
Facelift
Facelift
RaitingSR
Supervision Recommended
Information
Released 1991
Genre Grunge
Language English
Source Rock Band 2
Available September 14, 2008
Playable in
Rock Band 2
Rock Band 3
Rock Band Blitz
Difficulty
Band 1FcircleUFCirlceUFCirlceUFCirlceUFCirlce
Basic Pro
Guitar 2FcircleFcircleUFCirlceUFCirlceUFCirlce 2FcircleFcircleUFCirlceUFCirlceUFCirlce
Bass 1FcircleUFCirlceUFCirlceUFCirlceUFCirlce 1FcircleUFCirlceUFCirlceUFCirlceUFCirlce
Drums 1FcircleUFCirlceUFCirlceUFCirlceUFCirlce 1FcircleUFCirlceUFCirlceUFCirlceUFCirlce
Keys NoNo Part NoNo Part
Vocals 0UFCirlceUFCirlceUFCirlceUFCirlceUFCirlce 0UFCirlceUFCirlceUFCirlceUFCirlceUFCirlce
Details
Male singer
3-part Harmonies



"Man in the Box" is a single by the grunge group Alice in Chains. It was released as a single in 1991 after being featured on the group's debut full-length album Facelift (1990). The song was included on the compilation albums Nothing Safe: Best of the Box (1999), Music Bank (1999), Greatest Hits (2001), and The Essential Alice in Chains (2006), and is a playable track in the video game Rock Band 2.

LyricsEdit

In a recorded interview with Fuse TV, Layne Staley stated that the lyrics are about censorship in the mass media, and "I was really stoned when I wrote it."[1]

I'm the man in the box
Buried in my s**t
Won't you come and save me?
Save me
Feed me my eyes (can you sew them shut?)
Jesus Christ (deny your maker)
they who try (will be wasted)
Fear in my eyes (now you've sewn them shut)
I'm the dog who gets beat
Shove my nose in s**t
Won't you come and save me?
Save me
Feed my eyes (can you sew them shut?)
Jesus Christ (deny your maker)
they who try (will be wasted)
Fear in my eyes (now you've sewn them shut)
Feed my eyes (can you sew them shut?)
Jesus Christ (de

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Fuse TV Interview" (last accessed November 21, 2006)

External linksEdit

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