Wake Up Call

Album: It Won't Be Soon Before Long (2007)
Charted: 33 19

Songfacts®:

  • In this song, a guy comes home to find his wife cheating on him with another man, so he takes out a gun and kills the guy. He feels no remorse for his actions, and seems quite relieved as his problem is solved and he has taught his girlfriend a lesson.
  • A "Wake Up Call" is a phone call to make sure you are up in the morning - it's often requested by travelers in hotels. Since such calls are often startling and unpleasant, the term "Wake Up Call" has come to mean a revelation of some kind under adverse conditions. In the case of this song, finding his girl in bed with another was his wake up call.
  • The video was edited in the style of a NC-17 movie trailer, with lead singer Adam Levine as the main character. At the end of the video, Levine is arrested and dies in the electric chair.

Comments: 3

  • Megan from Stevenson, AlOh my! WHY is Maroon 5 sooo AMAZING?! WOW! Truely one of the best bands out today! Keep it up! Every album is awesome!!!
  • Randy from Rio De Janeiro, -How can one get to see the director's cut for this video? Where is it available?
  • Becky from Box Springs, Gathe director's cut of this video is AWESOME!!! love this song...love adam levine....this song and video are perfect!
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