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Pearl Jam: Off He Goes Meaning

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Song Released: 1996


Off He Goes Lyrics

Know a man, his face seems pulled and tense
Like he's riding on a motorbike in the strongest winds
So i approach with tact
Suggest that he should relax
But he's always moving much too fast
Said he'll see me on the flipside
On this trip he's...

  1. anonymous
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    Nov 10th 2018 report

    Its about a friend wth a drug habit. itching to leave to go get high, yet wanting to have normal friends and hang out. its about watching someone suffering and being concerned about them being torn and conflicted.

  2. anonymous
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    Aug 7th 2018 report

    It reminds me of someone who dies and can’t come back. He face was pulled because he had a heart attack.

  3. anonymous
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    Oct 18th 2016 report

    I think it's about a father who sees his son, who had issues growing up, is grown and sees how he still doesn't fit in his own skin. Always tense, always on the move

  4. anonymous
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    Oct 6th 2011 report

    Actually a song about being a fairly crap friend and not being around for people, hence the title off he goes. Have heard it mentioned that Eddie is referring to himself.


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