Songfacts®: You can leave comments about the song at the bottom of the page.
This was written for the film Romeo Is Bleeding
, but Jon Bon Jovi didn't like the film so he shelved the song and released it later. The film got its title from the Tom Waits song
This was Bon Jovi's best-selling single in the UK, where it sold over 560,000 copies.
Bon Jovi didn't play the electric version of this song live for 5 years. The acoustic arrangement that appears on the This Left Feels Right album was performed during the Have A Nice Day tour (2005-06), and no version was performed on the Lost Highway tour until April 20, 2008 in Des Moines, Iowa when the original version was played. After the Des Moines show, "Always" became a semi-regular for the rest of the tour. (thanks, Lee-Ann - Perth, Australia)
Webb talks about his classic songs "By the Time I Get to Phoenix," "Wichita Lineman" and "MacArthur Park."
Did Marvin try out with the Detroit Lions? Did he fake crazy to get out of military service? And what about the cross-dressing?
Richard Patrick of Filter
"Hey Man, Nice Shot" was nearly a Nine Inch Nails song, as Richard was working with Trent Reznor when he came up with it.
Did Eric Clapton really steal George's wife? What's the George Harrison-Monty Python connection? Set the record straight with our Fact or Fiction quiz.