Pearl Jam: Footsteps Meaning
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I won't be home
Don't even think about stoppin' by
Don't think of me at all
I did, what I had to do
If there was a reason, it was you...
Don't even think about gettin' inside
anonymous Mar 23rd, 3:04am report
I think, it's about love. unreplied love...
someone addicted too much to someone else. doesn't get the love replied, can't handle this and so commits suicide... with blaming the otherone...
anonymous Mar 7th, 3:51pm report
Abuse within ones immediate family. The remembrance of their footsteps down the hall as they were coming for them. The family portraits we hold close to the heart yet the feeling of hurt and the needing of placing them far away so one can heal.
anonymous Feb 14th, 2017 2:36pm report
I once heard Eddie Vedder say the Footsteps is part of a trilogy including Once and Alive as well. He actually called it a mini Opera. He then went on to say that the law last song,being Footsteps, actually takes place in a jail cell. Interpretation is open from there...
anonymous Aug 25th, 2013 8:42pm report
A man is depressed because his girlfriend broke up with him. He is thinking about the memories of her footsteps in the hallway. He continues to blame her for his depression and impending suicide. He has a picture of her laying on his chest as he takes his life, repeating once again "it was you!"....
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