Jonathan Davis What Have I Done High School Pre-KoRn Demo

  • Опубліковано 18 жов 2011
  • Here is the song What Have I Done from Jonathan Davis's High School demos Pre-Sex Art and Pre-KoRn! MP3's are available for download on! Enjoy!


  • AltFreak25
    AltFreak25 7 років тому +227

    There is no denying he had talent even without a band. Holy shit!!!!! This is good.

    • Loki27
      Loki27 Рік тому +4

      Queen of the damned soundtrack was a testament of how talented he is.

    • korncows1
      korncows1 3 роки тому +11

      dude is legion status

  • kornmemorabilia
    kornmemorabilia  11 років тому +39

    For all you Dub Step haters J.D.'s been doing this shit a long time! This is one of the first recordings of J.D. ever!

  • Aaron Saber
    Aaron Saber 10 років тому +199

    Tell me not... They should make a movie on JDs life before korn and begin it in high school and end it after korns self titled was a success.... So it'd probably be a long movie because that's covering his sexart times high school times, recording things in high school and what he did outside of school. That'd be fucking great but I don't know who would play him. Please share this to at least try and get it out there to be made because I know all of you think about what he went through in life

    • Chris Munoz
      Chris Munoz Рік тому +1

      Shit sexart was a supergroup

    • ChesterCheeto
      ChesterCheeto Рік тому +2

      I would love a movie about Jonathan Davis's past. That's mainly because it would be filmed right here in Bakersfield.

    • Aaron Gold
      Aaron Gold Рік тому +5

      I would legitimately donate $1000 to that movie to help make it happen 🤣

    • HilljackZack
      HilljackZack Рік тому +2

      @G0TH1C if were gonna do that we should make a movie about Mudvayne, Staind, Disturbed, and everything else we could think of that got famous around that time.

    • themadrapper101
      themadrapper101 Рік тому +2

      Then make a movie about Limp Bizkit

  • bububunny
    bububunny 5 місяців тому +13

    i love this so much his vocals as well omg

    • RebelTV r
      RebelTV r Місяць тому

      JD is talented af

    • flower
      flower 3 місяці тому +1


  • Mr V
    Mr V 6 років тому +150

    This song sounds like a combination of both 80s pop synth bands The human league & Depeche Mode.

    • pizza
      pizza Місяць тому

      it was the 80s

    • Coldfront6969
      Coldfront6969 9 місяців тому +1

      @Rob H. Messed up.

    • saturdaynightcrisps
      saturdaynightcrisps Рік тому +1

      @Rob H. really?

    • Rob H.
      Rob H. Рік тому +3

      Proud husband of the girl that this song was written about.

    • Zara
      Zara Рік тому +1

      @Rickey Ryan chill out luv

  • david mish
    david mish 5 років тому +34

    I think they called this stuff new wave back in the day. Jonathan Davis is insanely talented making music. its takes all five guy in korn to really make korn what it is even without David I think Ray is the better drummer and korn has evolved bigger then what it would have with David. But there is no questions that Jon Davis is the driving force of Korn

    • Cyndi
      Cyndi 4 місяці тому +1

      Synth-pop is sub-genre of New Wave. All of you millennials missed out on the best era of music. It was GLORIOUS!!

  • Lord Tiki de Cáncer
    Lord Tiki de Cáncer Місяць тому +2

    me gusta escuchar al joven jonathan fuera de sus dolores y odios :( su voz es muy hermosa

  • Freqface64
    Freqface64 6 років тому +54

    Dude he would fit RIGHT in the New York freestyle wave back in the late 80s early 90s. this is some good shit

  • Zombie Thirteen
    Zombie Thirteen 10 років тому +32

    You can clearly hear The Cure influence in this, very awesome JD.

    • Ash Maybe
      Ash Maybe 7 місяців тому +1

      And Soft Cell, tons of great 80s stuff.

  • Ms. GamerLady Harlow
    Ms. GamerLady Harlow 10 місяців тому +5

    His voice when he was in high school... So cute. The start of his musical career was building up slowly but surely. Damn good bop!

  • Governm3nt
    Governm3nt 6 років тому +98

    I've listen to this song thousands of times. I used to sleep to this song on repeat every night. I'm not kidding.

  • Mónica Alfaro
    Mónica Alfaro 5 років тому +170

    Hearing this gives me nostalgia of something I didn't live. Wth.

    • JrocKnorth
      JrocKnorth Рік тому +1

      Almost like we lived the 60's? Weird I know

    • Kevin Campbell
      Kevin Campbell 5 років тому +11

      It sounds like stuff I used to hear.

  • empath-ok
    empath-ok 6 років тому +87

    I love you Jonathan you saved my life!

    • Ollie Potter
      Ollie Potter 4 роки тому +7

      Johnix777 he saved me too.

    • jon morrow
      jon morrow 5 років тому +3

      Johnix777 he fucked my head all up XDDDDC

  • Pinkamena Gamer CocoPie
    Pinkamena Gamer CocoPie 5 років тому +25

    So much talent. ❤️❤️❤️ this dude is my idol.

  • MECHELLE Lewis
    MECHELLE Lewis 8 років тому +6

    This is frickin' awesome! I was so into this style music in high school also. I would have been head over heels in love with him back then just the same as I am now though I'm a few years older than he. I love you so much JD. You are a talent extraordinare! XO

  • Michelle
    Michelle Рік тому +5

    This is bloody freaking good!!!! What a shame he got bullied for it!!!!!!!

    • KiTTiE Martinez
      KiTTiE Martinez 4 місяці тому +2

      Bro this type of music is popular again now dude was ahead of his time!

  • :::Real ozzy:::
    :::Real ozzy::: 5 років тому +106

    He went from this to koRn and its unbelievable

    • Ethan Peterson
      Ethan Peterson 3 роки тому +10

      @Niko Götz it's so predictable

    • The BW Gaming
      The BW Gaming 3 роки тому +4

      Niko Götz - That joke was really good....

  • kimberly vallejo
    kimberly vallejo Рік тому +2


  • Skeet M
    Skeet M 9 років тому +5

    Music in his blood since the beginning, Jonathan's Awesome! He kicks ass!

  • slapping bumcheeks
    slapping bumcheeks Рік тому +2

    brilliant. even this school demo is better electronic/goth/wave music than smashing pumpkins new record!!

  • kunfussed213
    kunfussed213 Рік тому +3

    I would start to break dance, but I can't break dance. *Holds back* 😆

  • willaminaviolet
    willaminaviolet 4 роки тому +10

    Jonathan Davis is the kind of guy you just want to be quiet with. The you do your thing and I’ll do mine but I want to be near you kind of guy. Subtle observation can be very intimate. Talking is so overrated.

    • Alex
      Alex 4 роки тому +2


  • 7Korat
    7Korat 3 роки тому +7

    I always thought he had some inspirations in Depeche Mode . This footage prove it. Thank you!

    james SLIPKNOTVIDS 6 років тому +75

    perfect for my one man darkroom disco nights

  • wyt pny
    wyt pny 8 місяців тому +1

    This is so good I've never heard this before, he's a great writer

  • Midniight
    Midniight 7 років тому +156

    how can you not love him??

    • HilljackZack
      HilljackZack Рік тому +3

      He makes some of the best music, also seems like a really cool guy to hang out with.

    • Lynn Colberg
      Lynn Colberg 2 роки тому +2


    • Skiddy
      Skiddy 5 років тому +16

      Easy, you don't. Nah for real tho Jonny boy is impossible to hate, unless you're a stereotypical teenager that says "Hashtag" under your breath every 10 seconds

    • King of the Shits
      King of the Shits 5 років тому +7

      Midniight I love you guys

    • King of the Shits
      King of the Shits 5 років тому +7

      Midniight agreed

  • luna ziyi
    luna ziyi 9 років тому +12

    i love Jonathan voice

  • Kryptic Lover
    Kryptic Lover 5 років тому +20

    I'm so gonna blast this at my goth club night here in Bakersfield XD Kiss Kiss Bang Bang loves this dope ass demo💜

    • JE
      JE Рік тому

      I wanna know too

    • Abaddon Belial
      Abaddon Belial 4 роки тому +1

      Kryptic Lover so... how did it go?
      Did u play it? 🤔

  • JackOfAllTrades
    JackOfAllTrades 9 місяців тому +4

    Electro, House, Hi-nrg, Freestyle, and Synth pop all in one track, impressive. Deserves a remake

  • chumsyalibumsy11
    chumsyalibumsy11 9 років тому +4

    And this is why J.D. loves dubstep and dance music so much! He is getting back to his true roots this way!

  • octotartine
    octotartine 7 місяців тому +1

    This would be awesome to drive and cry to in the dead of night, I love this

  • Camille Sorensen
    Camille Sorensen Рік тому +2

    She has a good voice either way

  • Gabriel Montenegro
    Gabriel Montenegro Рік тому +1

    soa como funk brasileiro 90's.... provavelmente vieram da mesma referência

  • KiTTiE Martinez
    KiTTiE Martinez 4 місяці тому +1

    The vibes are just... angelic.

  • John Michael
    John Michael Рік тому +3

    You have no idea what you’ve done for me JD. Thank you so much for saving my life.

  • brittany199021
    brittany199021 10 років тому +1

    I love this. Can't stop listening to it.

  • S C
    S C 6 років тому +69

    homeboy Jon droppin that new wave shit!!!! it's lit!!!!!

  • skullvr-jj
    skullvr-jj Місяць тому +1

    he has the perfect most beautiful voice i’ve ever heard omg

  • I like Cats
    I like Cats 3 роки тому +5

    Holy shit he sounds like American robert smith!!!!

  • KWF
    KWF 19 днів тому +1

    This demo actually rules.

  • Juan Pablo Valencia
    Juan Pablo Valencia 3 роки тому +6

    My music hero, I have nothing but love for you John

  • Kevin Barboza
    Kevin Barboza Рік тому +2

    This is flat out A M A Z I N G.

  • whothennow81
    whothennow81 11 років тому +1

    hip hop beat/ new wave synth mixed with new romance vocals equal dope. Lovin this

  • Jessie Wayne Walker
    Jessie Wayne Walker Рік тому +1

    I’m digging it, but I’m a sucker for 80s new wave synth stuff

  • John E
    John E Рік тому +2

    Great song!

  • Kevin Campbell
    Kevin Campbell 5 років тому

    This is some good stuff. You go, Jonathan!

  • Melissa Rivera
    Melissa Rivera 5 місяців тому +1

    this is beautiful beyond words

  • tyler christy
    tyler christy 9 років тому +2

    I remember I read korns book life in the pit and jonathan davis said that back in high school he was into duran duran depeche mode etc. this is definately influenced by groups like them.

  • The Governm3nt
    The Governm3nt 9 років тому +9

    So many fucking nights, I have slept to this song on loop. It's really relaxing!

  • kornbutt
    kornbutt 3 місяці тому +1

    His voice is so beautiful

  • Julia Sage
    Julia Sage 9 років тому +2

    simply fucking amazing. He is a fucking genius.

  • Chibi Sier
    Chibi Sier 9 років тому +1

    this is GREAT!!! the genre really reminds me of My Birthday Massacre, and I used to be Hooked on this band. check them out

  • jam714
    jam714 7 років тому +22

    he has so much range

    • Skylar
      Skylar 5 років тому +7

      jam714 I thought you said rage😂

  • MichieMouse1
    MichieMouse1 2 роки тому +7

    oooo please someone get JD to remaster this!!

  • Triumphant Joke
    Triumphant Joke 5 років тому +5

    Early Ministry sounded like this too.This is what Nine Inch Nails sounds like NOW.This style is coming back.

  • Lifeispeachy661
    Lifeispeachy661 9 років тому +4

    I'm glad to be from a home town of the best band ever BAKERSFIELD!!!!!

  • Denny Viereck
    Denny Viereck Рік тому +5

    80s funk with a 90s rave twist

  • Anton Haq
    Anton Haq 9 років тому +2

    I'm really surprised how good it is.

  • amy halterman
    amy halterman 9 років тому +5

    Recorded way after highschool during a breakup with a long term Gf. 1 of 2 songs, that I'm aware of, that he said are specifically about that Gf.

  • loodiamexican
    loodiamexican 6 років тому +47

    Dear God, what CAN'T he do?!

  • Jessica Slavik
    Jessica Slavik 9 років тому +1

    love it

  • ripley8 aliensmom
    ripley8 aliensmom 3 роки тому +3

    I love it 😚

  • Alex
    Alex 4 роки тому +5

    Wonder if Jon ever listened to speed garage.. the twisting gnarly basslines are like nu metals cousin genre

  • caust1c
    caust1c 9 років тому

    You have no idea how much I appreciate ripping and hosting this in 320

  • ShadowCrowX
    ShadowCrowX 7 років тому +102

    how the hell did you find this?!

    • Axl Reese
      Axl Reese 3 роки тому +2

      @790757 6743 well thats a good possibility

    • 790757 6743
      790757 6743 3 роки тому +12

      @Axl Reese maybe someone from his HS? I think I remember an interview where JD said he used to like give out tapes of his music or sell them something like that. He was a DJ so... Possibly someone found his tapes and decided to upload it online, idk.

    • Axl Reese
      Axl Reese 4 роки тому +4

      I love you my man and the rest of my brethren that listsn to this stuff im not for this brainwashing bullshit of today

    • Axl Reese
      Axl Reese 4 роки тому +2

      ShadowCrowX thats my question bro hhaahaha

  • Frank Reich
    Frank Reich Рік тому +5

    Nice Kraftwerk samples ! It sounds like Information Society and that's pretty good for a "demo" !

  • infjard
    infjard 5 років тому +1

    just as good as anything else korn did. chillwave decades before that term was even a thing

    • infjard
      infjard 5 років тому +3

      id pay at least 30 bucks for a whole album of this kinda lofi shit

  • DonQamote motovlog
    DonQamote motovlog 2 роки тому +2

    in there mtv unplugged he already said that he was a fan of robert smith of the cure back in high school, i appreciate how he try on this genre

  • dragonslayer712
    dragonslayer712 9 років тому

    I want them to republish Neidermeyer's mind! Play the 4 songs on that track the same way they did when they first made them (but better because they have gotten better).

  • Jose Castro Jr.
    Jose Castro Jr. 9 років тому +9

    i really wish i was already born when korn first started :( ahhh

  • josh barbone
    josh barbone Рік тому +2

    So he has always had talent and a good ear

  • Aaron Saber
    Aaron Saber 10 років тому +2

    wow... finally someone replys to this. thank you man! it should happen. instead of people thinking about what happened to JD and what happened with slipknot, put it on motion picture. hey man, we should try and contact a director or something... i think it could be pulled off easily

  • Alex One Horn
    Alex One Horn 2 роки тому

    I remember I did a remake/cover of this (just instrumental) for a final project my senior year

  • Ignaz Hwahlsteiner
    Ignaz Hwahlsteiner 3 роки тому +1

    Well it is said on Wiki that our boy's fav band were Flock of Seagulls. Also there are videos with him covering Duran Duran, u can check it out. So its very evident even now how sensitive and st shy JD is. So for me its not a big surprise. New Wave was so popular all throughout 80s: Soft Cell, New Order, DM, Roxy Music, Visage, Talk Talk etc. And even now there are new bands. For example this song sounds very similar to early Lust for Youth demos

  • Merr___
    Merr___ 3 роки тому +4

    The Cure influence is all over this track, I’m not into pop or rap at all but good music is good music

  • Sym metry
    Sym metry 8 років тому +57

    He wore eye liner and was really into the new romantic style I believe it was called, Duran Duran etc,

    • KiTTiE Martinez
      KiTTiE Martinez 4 місяці тому

      I have John Taylor from Duran Duran as my pfp lol

    • Mary B
      Mary B 2 роки тому +3

      Its goth elemental music

    • Tabitha
      Tabitha 2 роки тому +4

      Marina Marchese the chauffeur is his favorite song so he did that one

    • Marina Marchese
      Marina Marchese 2 роки тому +1

      @Alyus Dickey Is it Rio ?

    • Marina Marchese
      Marina Marchese 2 роки тому +2

      @Alyus Dickey Which one ?

  • Mr V
    Mr V 8 років тому +11

    Jonathan Davis looks like football legend Peyton Manning in that picture.

    • Mr V
      Mr V 5 років тому

      Certainly what I was sort of thinking.

    • Mr V
      Mr V 6 років тому +1


    • followfornothing
      followfornothing 6 років тому +3

      Chicken Parm you taste so good. lol

  • Jack Taylor
    Jack Taylor 2 роки тому +3

    This would’ve been an interesting Korn song if you would replace the beats for meaty drums, bass, and guitars.

    • Mr Spaghetti
      Mr Spaghetti 3 місяці тому

      I reckon it would ruin it slightly

  • JPrice191
    JPrice191 9 років тому +3

    this is a Pretty Good Song... i think Jonathan Davis should Remix it a little and put it on his Dubstep Cd

  • Travis Padilla
    Travis Padilla 4 роки тому +1

    This is fucking dope I love this one and this is before korn and his other band

  • Brandon Jenner
    Brandon Jenner 6 років тому +8

    Well john was part of the goth subculture so this music I am sure fits right in. I am not a true goth so I don't really know for sure. Can anyone from the lower 90's goth culture agree or disagree with this music?

    • King of the Shits
      King of the Shits 5 років тому +3

      Brandon Jenner I'm not gothic so I don't think I can help but I can be pretty damn close though at times

  • emorej batoy
    emorej batoy 4 роки тому +1

    I will play it again and again my god

  • Adolf Stalin
    Adolf Stalin 4 роки тому

    this is not dubstep this is darkwave through and through

  • Chibi Sier
    Chibi Sier 9 років тому +1


  • rebecca herrin
    rebecca herrin 5 місяців тому

    Love this ...

  • Marco
    Marco 3 роки тому +2

    I love this

  • Figure .09
    Figure .09 10 років тому

    wow this song is rlly good :)

  • Jorge Nunez
    Jorge Nunez 4 роки тому

    esto es hermoso y desconocido

  • Lutz Teichmann
    Lutz Teichmann Рік тому +1

    That is dope !

  • T-Future Burke
    T-Future Burke 3 роки тому +2

    Makes me think of my crush and why did she reject me

  • DancesWithDevils
    DancesWithDevils Рік тому +1

    Doesn't sound bad at all actually, except for the quality. Reminds me a bit of Nine Inch Nails as well, but less aggressive.

  • Fiend aka 3j
    Fiend aka 3j 10 місяців тому +2

    I love this more than korn

  • «Adamo Mezzi»
    «Adamo Mezzi» 10 років тому +5

    Thats a very good point there my friend. I was thinking the exact same thing about Slipknot not to mention that they have a very long history and movies about slipknot and korn should really be made. I mean, They made a movie about Eminem called 8 Mile for Christ sake! :S.

  • zzombiiee_
    zzombiiee_ Рік тому +1

    this a banger

  • Thomas Bongiorno
    Thomas Bongiorno Рік тому +1

    Pretty dope.

  • Randy Eible
    Randy Eible 11 років тому

    wow this is some rare shit, thanks for the upload!

  • Lina Pinilla
    Lina Pinilla 8 років тому +15

    Looks like Depeche Mode style (Violator Era). And there are some Kraftwerk beats (2:04)

    • Mr V
      Mr V 8 років тому +4

      This does sounds like Depeche Mode.

  • Tom
    Tom Рік тому +3

    I can hear samples of "Numbers" by Kraftwerk. Cool.

  • cindycrawfordxxx
    cindycrawfordxxx 9 років тому

    anything...did, is, and is to come. I have been a fan for 15 years now.

  • Noel Ramos
    Noel Ramos 2 роки тому +1

    Jonathan was into new wave before