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Foo Fighters: Walking After You Meaning

Song Released: 1998

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Tonight I'm tangled in my blanket of clouds...
dreaming aloud.
Things just won't do without you, matter of fact.
I'm on your back, I'm on your back, I'm on your back.

If you'd accept surrender, I'll give up some more.
Weren't you...


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    Mar 26th, 3:04pm report

    He's her drug. "On your back", like a monkey. In the vid, they can never be together but he is always taunting and she always wants him. If she leaves, he'll draw her back in.


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    Mar 30th, 2017 3:23am report

    Strange .... Thought it was about heroin addiction.


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    Mar 6th, 2012 3:02am report

    The CD that Walkin' West to Memphis is on (Casey and Chris and the Two-Stringers' Get Along Girl ) is pretty much out of print, gtuholah CD Baby does still have a couple of copies. It will forever be downloadable though Casey


    Anaclara Márquez
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    Sep 19th, 2011 9:25pm report

    I agree with Ryan. That's why it was used on the X-files movie soundtrack.


    Ryan Smith
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    Aug 15th, 2011 8:53pm report

    Actually, Dave Grohl is a huge X-Files fan. This song was inspired by the relationship between Mulder and Scully. Bittersweet and haunting.


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    May 10th, 2011 5:52pm report

    A very sad and beautiful song. The singer is expressing his devotion and his intention of pursuing his love. But he also recognizes the pointlessness of what he's saying. "If you'd accept surrender / I'll give up some more. / Weren't you adored." He's asking, "Isn't it enough?" Obviously it isn't, or he wouldn't be talking about her walking out on him. What's touching about the song is that he recognizes this, recognizes that it's not a healthy relationship and that he's stuck. But he can't do anything about it.

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