This Is The Place

Album: By The Way (2002)
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  • The lyrics deal with Anthony Kiedis' drug addiction, and mention the streets where he used to get drugs. The line, "The day when my best friend died" is a reference to former band member Hillel Slovak's death due to drug overdose. >>
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    Angelica - Charlotte, NC

Comments: 12

  • Sanja from Zabok, Croatiaare you people insane? have you ever read anything about Kiedis? and about his life before RHCP? well, i dont think so. the song is about his drug-start and his dads drug-addiction. everyone knows that. everyone knows that Anthonys first smoke (im talking about pot)was from his dad.
  • Jamie from Hickory, NcI think the "I don't want to do it like my daddy did, I dont want to give it to my babys kid." is about how he doesnt want to give his kid drugs like his dad did to him.
  • Adam from Alameda, CaNot only was his dad a drug addict, but he was one of the biggest dealers on the sunset strip when keidis was living with him. song gets me everytime
  • Josh from Bloomington, Ilwhen he talks about making the same mistake as his dad and not giving it to his babys kids maybe his dad was a drug addict?
  • Sarah from Lancaster, Pamakes me want to cry and love all at the same time. amazing bass. Flea is my hearo
  • Josh from New York, Nyamazing song. the bass is incredible
  • Josh from New York, Nyexcellent song. nothin else you can say.
    NEW ALBUM ON MAY 9TH, 2006!
  • Louise from Durhamthis is deffo about drugs. "this is the place where all the junkies go"
  • Louise from Durhami just put this song on at full bass level and its shakin da room. the lyrics r so powerful. rok roks !
  • Isabel from Miami, Flme too, love the bass on the song. in the car u hear the beginning and its like whoa... and at the end of the song.. that one line leaves u blown away.
  • Brad from Gainesville, FlYeah, this truly is a moving song. I love that bass riff that repeats throughout the entire song. You da man Flea!
  • Josh from Palmerston North, New Zealandawesome song suprised there arent more comments rok on chilis
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