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A band composition, this song is about two lovers who have had a fight. The song is saying that they need space, but eventually they will "come around" and get back together. (thanks, Eric - Pittsburgh, PA)
MTV aired two different videos for this song. A concept video for the song was directed by Mark Kohr, and MTV also showed a live version from Green Day's infamous Woodstock '94 performance (lots of mud was in the air). They used this video to promote the MTV Woodstock '94 retrospective video tape. (thanks, George - Islip Terrace, NY)
Jason White, who sometimes played as a second guitarist for Green Day, is in this video. He's the guy kissing the girl.
When performing this song at Woodstock '94, a fan threw a clump of mud onstage and Billie Joe stuck it in his mouth. This caused the fans to keep throwing mud and started the infamous mud fight. A security guard (in a rush to get fans off of the stage) accidentally slammed bassist Mike Dirnt into an amplifier, causing him injuries to his arm and three of his teeth.
This song was not released as a single, which was a strategic move by Green Day's label (Reprise) to goose sales of the album. Airplay pushed the song to #6 in America.