"Creep" is a song by American rock band Stone Temple Pilots, appearing as the seventh track off the band's debut album Core and later released as a single. "Creep" also appears on the greatest hits album Thank You.
The song's lyrics were written by lead vocalist Scott Weiland and bassist Robert DeLeo. DeLeo also wrote the song's music. DeLeo stated the following about "Creep:"
Musically speaking I was thinking about a song along the lines of 'Heart Of Gold' by Neil Young, which is in the key of D-minor, the saddest key of all. .