Red Hot Chili Peppers: Knock Me Down Meaning
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Song Released: 1989
Knock Me Down Lyrics
Being cool too much too soon
Too much for me too much for you
You're gonna loose in time
Every turn looking to burn
Some never learn live and learn
Stop your searching for a curse
Before you end up in a...
anonymous Apr 11th 2008 report
I think this song IS about Hillel's death, but I also think it's partialy about the pressures of being in a band just about to break into the "big time". Getting carried away with the drug use but not getting away with "FAME" i.e. If you see me getting mighty if you see me getting high knock me down. He's asking Hillel to watch over him so to speak, and make sure he doesn't get too high and mighty like rockstars tend to do. That's just my opinoin. Say what you will but I've been in the punk scene for over 20 years and that's largely unethical to act a rockstar.
anonymous Mar 29th 2008 report
Ehh, man who ever just said, "no it's about Anthony being sober and saying knock me down if you see me getting high" true.
But you're a fucking idiot, it is about Hillel Slovak, its a love song to him,
anonymous May 15th 2007 report
Its obviously about hilel like he says in scar tissue and like dosed and my lovely man it's about the death of great guitarist and great R.H.C.P guitarist this song is awesome.
P.s check out my interpretation of mellowship slinky in b major
anonymous Mar 18th 2007 report
Its an ode to Hillel, if you have read scar tissue you will know because Anthony mentions the song there
anonymous Nov 18th 2006 report
no, this song is about keidis wen he first got clean and he's telling people that if "you see me getting high, Knock me donw"
This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway
anonymous Aug 27th 2006 report
Knock me down is about the death of great guitatist and the chilis good friend hillel slovak.
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