View Full Version : Foo Fighters' All My Life...What's it about?

03-31-2003, 10:06 AM
I *love* this song but I've been wondering for weeks what the hell it's about. Any takers?

03-31-2003, 10:08 AM
Are any of their songs ever about anything? They never seem to be.

04-01-2003, 12:42 AM
Um, "Hey, Johnny Park!" was about Kurt Cobain. And "New Way Home" pretty much seems to be about nothing more than Dave Grohl driving around Seattle. Other than that, you know, I guess they aren't about anything.

04-01-2003, 02:48 AM
It would appear to be describing his quest for love. He finds someone and gives it a try and when it doesn't work out he moves on to the next one. Quite possibly this being a self-destructive response to the death of a previous lover.

Actually, I believe he details how he prevents himself from reaching his goal because he seems to enjoy the looking and dreaming more than the possibility of achieving it.

04-01-2003, 07:56 AM
Hey don't let it go to waste.
I love it but I hate the taste.
Weight keeping me down.

If someone could just tell me what that means, I'll be happy! If not, I'm just going to keep assuming he's talking about light beer...

04-01-2003, 01:25 PM
I'll confess. It's about me. Obviously, DG has been searching for me his whole life:D Right? RIGHT?!

Damn. Okay, maybe not.

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