In Your Honor

Album: In Your Honor (2005)

Songfacts®:

  • According to Foo drummer Taylor Hawkins, Dave Grohl said to the rest of the band about this song, "'I have the perfect opener for the record.' It's not really a song, it's a manifesto, if you will. And the heaviest thing we've done."
  • This is the first song on the album, and it begins with a single note held for around 30 seconds. The final song on the disc, "End Over End," ends with a single note held for around 40 seconds.
  • Since this song was released, it has been used to open every Foo Fighters' concert.
  • This is the only song with lyrics printed in the CD booklet for In Your Honor. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bert - Pueblo, NM, for all above

Comments: 10

  • Godwin from Masvingo, Zimbabwethis song is all about a person who wants to commit suicide coz he has lost a friend/ relative to death.He call to the skies and he gets no reply "breaking in the muted skies". I think too much of foo fighters will kill anyone. I love the song but am trying to devorce it coz it always leaves me enraged ,full of emortion.
  • Gregg from Southampton, United KingdomI agree a good song but has anyone noticed the STRIKING similarity to "the aloof" song The Last Stand which was on an advert 2 years before this album was released? mayby a coincidence?
  • Nady from Adelaide, AustraliaMan I lve this song, mmm very intense. OOH I love the part where it goes all quiet and then he frickin screams AAAAAAAAAAAAAAGH!!!!! I love it
  • Marcus from Richmond, Vawhen i first bought the in your honor album, this first song definentily got me hooked into the album
  • Kevin from Albany, OrYeah, the 'fact' that it's been used to open every show needs to be changed.
  • Bert from Pueblo, Nmwell, almost all of the rock shows, its the opener, and a sweet one i might add
  • Pete from Toronto, CanadaHas anyone else noticed that virtually every song on this record has an underlying theme of suicide? Have another listen and keep it in mind... it's crazy
  • Cari from Knebworth, EnglandAlso, End Over End is not the last song on the first disc, The Sign is.
  • Kelsey from Stafford, Englandactually it was NOT used to open the camden show 16/06/06 or any of the acoustic shows to date
  • Matt from Millbrae, Cathis is an incredible song. that first line "can you hear me...hear me screaming" is so powerful. dave grohl is an excellent musician.
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