When will it come around
The wind that will inspire
When will it make a sound
The sound I desire

'Cause we all need something to do
A certain something... That's true

Floating upstream I've seen
The spider and the snake
A trip without pause when
I saw my mistake

'Cause we all need something to do
A certain something... That's true

All my life I have known who I am
A troubled man, but I stand
All my life I have seen what it means
To be myself in this dream

'Cause we all need something to do
A certain someone... That's you


Lyrics submitted by Hump De Bump

A Certain Someone Lyrics as written by MICHAEL BALZARY, JOHN ANTHONY FRUSCIANTE, ANTHONY KIEDIS, CHAD SMITH, MICHAEL PETER BALZARY, CHAD GAYLORD SMITH

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    They should just make another cd name it Pluto or something and just put funny face, this song, mercy mercy, ill be your domino and a bunch of other songs on it...it'd be a sweet cd!

    Sunshinekton April 15, 2007   Link
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    I've never heard this song, but I think that Anthony thinks that we shouldn't spend our lives doing nothing. You can't just wait around for something you really want. You have to go after it. That's what I think it means, anyway. =)

    beefwellingtonon July 29, 2006   Link
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    It's one of Tell me baby's b-sides.

    Hump De Bumpon July 31, 2006   Link
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    I think its about how people just sit about watching the world pass by and that your dream will never come true unless you get up and go for it and keep trying.

    archiethebadger4on October 29, 2006   Link
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    I love this song - i think it should have made it to Stadium Arcadium but nevermind. I think this is about knowing who you are, where you've come from and what you need to do. If you know this and act on it then the things you want and wait for can happen

    Out In LAon January 02, 2007   Link
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    This song was made for me, cause I'm a lazy butthole. Totally agree on the "Pluto" album thing, anyone want to start a petition????? The Chilis should know about this,cause every single b-side i've heard from the SA era is so awesome. The only reason I can think of for them not making the album, is that many of them sound similar or like continuations of the singles and while such continuity is awesome on a single, it's not appreciated on a whole album.

    gravity_girlon June 24, 2007   Link
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    Sorry guys the worst b side from SA but the rest are awsum some should of been on the album!!!!

    adamafl23on November 28, 2007   Link
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    The best is the Dani California EP. I love Million Miles of Water, there's just something about it. Oh, and I love the lyrics.

    PS. Where any of the band members' girlfriends in one of their videos? Which one?

    x0oRHCPo0xon April 05, 2008   Link
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    "Floating upstream I've seen The spider and the snake A trip without pause when I saw my mistake"

    i think in this part, ak pictures life as floating upstream, and the spider and the snake as two such characters he might meet. Looking at these two characters makes him examine himself and his bad decisions and flaws

    -funkface-on August 22, 2008   Link
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    When will it come around The wind that will inspire When will it make a sound The sound I desire

    i think thats like saying when will the right person come around? the one i want? its a really pretty song, i like it.

    feelingthis26on October 09, 2008   Link

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