Right On You

Songfacts®:

  • The opening track on Witness, this is drawn from Benjamin Booker's hedonistic experience of living in New Orleans.
  • Booker explained the song's lyric: "Death is hard to imagine," to The Independent. "For a long time I think that's what I thought living life was, if someone called me at 4 in the morning and said, 'Meet me here', I'd be like, 'Yes'," he said. "That was the life I was living for a long time. But I was in a daze, missing stuff, the things that were important."

    "So that's why it's enjoyable for me to play that song," Booker continued. "It sounds very morbid but I think it's important for people to have death on their mind all the time, to realise that 'this is it' – there's nowhere else."

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