• This song is about a former friend of the band who lent them money to record the indie version of their first CD. He said he didn't want any money back, but the band paid him back anyway along with an additional $10,000 as thanks. This guy then tried to sue them, saying he owned 10 percent of Godsmack. The song is just telling him off for being ungrateful and putting them through a year of negotiating with lawyers.
  • This was the second single from the album.
  • The music and lyrics were written by lead singer Sully Erna. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Nick - Paramus, NJ, for above 3

Comments: 5

  • Shorty from Idianoplis, InThis song is amazing.
  • Zero from Nowhere, NjTommy's fast bass drum work makes me think he was influenced somewhat by John Bonham. Anyone else agree?
  • Claire from Forsyth, Gathis is a wicked awsome song. i love the video.
  • Shelby from Commerce City, CoThis song is off the hook
  • Nick from Paramus, NjDon't like it; sounds like a shorter version of Awake, as with a lot of the songs on the Awake album, but what are you gonna do??
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