I was waiting for something
Maybe flying machines
That's when I found Lily
The best I've ever seen

Put her on the ceiling
Try to make her my own
People line up to see
But there never seems to be enough

Space, space
Space, space

I was waiting for something
Maybe flying machines
That's when I found Lily
The best I've ever seen

Put her on the ceiling
Try to make her my own
People line up to see
But there never seems to be enough

Space, space
Space, space
Space, space
Space, space, whoa

Space, space
Space, space
Space, space
Space, space, whoa, whoa


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Enough Space Lyrics as written by Dave Grohl

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    General CommentI agree with you guys - this song kicks ass! I think its about when you're with someone and everyone is too involved in your relationship, and all you want is a bit of privacy... Dave Grohl must get a lot of that - celebrities don't really get any time to themselves, especially if they're in relationships.
    rock_bunnyon October 06, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI don't give a shit about the meaning of this song. Al i know is that it's fucking sweet and has a sick Bass riff. Colour and the Shape was best Foo Fighters album IMHO.

    Foo Fighters Kick Ass!
    jek21on April 03, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI can very vaguely relate this to his marriage. Maybe he just feels that they aren't getting enough 'alone time.' He just wants to 'put her on his ceiling' so to speak, keep her to himself.
    Smack Headedon February 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentFirst, for those of you doing the obligatory "I don't care what it means, it just kicks ass," then you really probably shouldn't have bothered logging in at "songmeanings.com" to tell us that. If you don't care what it means... you're obviously in the wrong place. You took a lot of time and effort, and cared A LOT, to come all the way here and tell us you "don't care," lol.

    Secondly... it really doesn't have any of the meanings you guys below think it does (sorry). It's not about his "wife" or about the name "Foo Fighters" or any of that...

    Dave used to write lots of cool songs without deep hidden meanings. This one is about a kid who was into model airplanes. He wanted to wow all the kids on his block with his new amazing purchase, which was a HUGE model airplane. He's really upset, because there isn't ENOUGH SPACE on the ceiling to make it work.

    That's it. That's all.

    "Lily" is what he named the airplane (or maybe the name it had on the box it came in). It was "the best (he'd) ever seen." He was waiting for "flying machines" (i.e. he was looking for some kind of airplane to put on his ceiling). "People line up to see," because he's a KID, and all the kids on the block are coming to see the new massive airplane he's got. But there never seems to be enough space. So that's why he screams "ENOUGH SPAAAAAAAAAACE!!!"

    It's a great song because it's NOT about "That time Dave was going through a divorce, and blah blah blah." In fact... it's genius.
    bobodenkirkon November 06, 2017   Link
  • 0
    General Commentp.s. Great Bass riff
    robortyon September 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIts a pretty solid fooz song, but it was writen simply because Dave Grohl had enough of being asked questions about space and E.T. etc in interviews. He was being asked these questions because his record label is called roswell, foo fighters are named after some extraterestrial things seen by the airforce and hes a huge space fan
    Samjcuson September 01, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFucking great song from start to end!!!!
    nycait882006on February 12, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIsn't it just about a nekkid girl on a poster?
    Makes sense to me
    azkmon May 05, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"That song's actually about a movie called Arizona Dreaming, which is one of my favourite films!" - Dave Grohl
    omiloson September 05, 2008   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningMeaning aside... this song was created by Dave to get the crowd bouncing to start a show.
    funnygason July 22, 2013   Link

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