Haunt You Every Day

Album: Make Believe (2005)
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  • This is the first song Rivers Cuomo wrote entirely on piano. Producer Rick Rubin asked him to write a song in the style of Billy Joel or Elton John, so he went to the piano. >>
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    Bertrand - Paris, France

Comments: 3

  • Bmn from Hisuan, ArgentinaJake, you're wrong. It's impossible to OD on Marijuana. Look it up, champ.
  • Jake from Orlando, FlThere has been some rumors that Rivers Cuomo wrote this song about a local newspaper article he found that talked about a 13 year old girl that died from a marijuana overdose. He might of wrote the song about how drugs haunted her every day until she died.
  • Gareth from Irvine, CaA possible interpretation of this song is that it is about a suicidally depressed man who is pushing his lover away in his delusion. My 2 cents ...
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