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Backslide song meanings
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    General CommentHave you ever be HAUNTED by your past?
    Hollywood bus stop-is where they waited for a ride
    The party's over-The girl he likes is gone
    Crocketton July 04, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis song's great....i like the ska-ness of it. life won't wait is a great album.
    sparky the foolon August 11, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThe lyrics here are totally wrong.
    It's about time that two guys in Hollywood (Jon ?? and his homeboy Dante) helped out a guy who was drinking because a girl he likes was the same as drugs/alcohol to him. Calling himself a junkie for her.

    Los Angeles take your dreams away is the first line
    The second chorus says "John (last name) and his homeboy Dante, waiting for a ride-these guys sat with him until his ride pick him up
    ????, Hollywood, Compton, Backslide
    With affordable lodging in the sub-room,
    nestled among the filth-a small dirty one room apartment in a shady section of Hollywood
    Crocketton July 04, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis whole song just sounds totally great, I love the chorus, it just rocks fucking awesome, Rancid rules
    TheFedman2002on November 05, 2005   Link
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    General Commentim pretty sure john -- is john frusciante from the red hot chili peppers - thats what it sounds like to me
    catliketheifon April 19, 2008   Link
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    General Commentim pretty sure john -- is john frusciante from the red hot chili peppers - thats what it sounds like to me
    catliketheifon April 19, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is awesome! makes me feel good everytime i listen to it
    joopon February 11, 2014   Link

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