Dead Leaves And The Dirty Ground

Album: White Blood Cells (2001)
Charted: 25

Songfacts®:

  • This song explores the mysteries of love. It is about a guy who fears that his life will be empty without his lover.
  • Jack White is a big fan of The Blues, and in this song, he included some lyrics from a Son House song called "Death Letter": "I didn't feel so bad 'til the good old sun went down. I didn't have a soul to throw my arms around." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bertrand - Paris, France, for above 2
  • In the music video, directed by Academy Award-winning Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind director Michel Gondry, Jack comes home to find his apartment in shambles and we're shown the events that caused the destruction. Gondry is responsible for several White Stripes clips, including the innovative Lego-themed Fell In Love With A Girl.

Comments: 3

  • Aubrae\ from Ewa Beach, HiI believe the documentary you are referring to is called "It Might Get Loud"
  • Eb from Fl Keys, FlThis song is sublime poetry about real passionate love and longing - missing someone real bad when you have to be apart.
  • Bay from Weaverville, CaGreat song, i love it. I suggest everybody watches the documentary called 'Lets get loud'
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