Ripcord

Album: Pablo Honey (1993)

Songfacts®:

  • At the 1993 Gothenburg Festival in Sweden, lead singer Thom Yorke said: "This is about signing on a label, having a lot of money, and having no idea of what to do with one's life."
  • A Ripcord is the string that a jumper uses to open his parachute. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bertrand - Paris, France, for above 2

Comments: 1

  • Jordan from Toronto, OnI find that this song is about doing something (drugs being a perfect example) and thinking you have control over it. You keep going further, and further, until you realize that you no longer have control over what you're doing. You desperately try to slow yourself down before yuo crash, but sadly, there is no ripcord.
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