Like many of the songs on Rancid's album Indestructible, "Fall Back Down" was partially inspired by lead singer Tim Armstrong's breakup with ex-wife Brody Dalle of The Distillers. The song touches on themes of resilience and brotherhood, which help us through the hard times.
The success of this track helped make Indestructible Rancid's most commercially successful record since 1995's …And Out Come The Wolves. The commercial success, combined with appearances by Pop stars Kelly Osbourne and Benji Madden from Good Charlotte in the video, led some Rancid fans to believe the band had finally "sold out."
In 2004, "Fall Back Down" appeared in two video games: Tony Hawk's Underground 2 and NASCAR Thunder 2004.
The Canadian Pop sensation Lights covered this song for her 2010 Acoustic EP.
Cody from Perry, NyThis applies to me and my friends, it always has, and always will.
Dylan from Olmsted Falls, United States"I'm very luck to have my crew, They stook by me when she flew" One of the best lines I have ever heard, and reminds me of how awesome and loyal my friends are to me.
Beans from Philadelphia, Pathis is the only song by them i like, i probably wouldn't have ever heard it if it weren't for skateboarder cousins...
Matt from Vineyard Haven, MaMore specifically, this song is about the highly publicized breakup between Tim Armstrong and his wife (Brody Dalle of the Distillers) and him thanking his friends for helping him through it.
Bruce Springsteen wrote "Blinded By The Light," which was a #1 hit for Manfred Mann's Earth Band. The "Madman Drummers" line is a reference to Springsteen's first E-Street drummer, Vinnie "Mad dog" Lopez.