Something From Nothing

Album: Sonic Highways (2014)
Charted: 73
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  • Give me the flammable light
    I'm cold as a match, ready to strike
    So, here I go

    Here lies a city on fire
    Singing along
    The arsonist choir
    Now, here I go

    It's started with a spark
    And burn into the dark
    Now, here I go

    There is a river I've found
    Into the wild
    Under the ground
    So, here I go

    A button on a string
    And I heard everything
    Now, here I go

    Oh, sweet ignition be my fuse
    You have no choice you have to choose
    Bid farewell to yesterday
    Say goodbye I'm on my way

    But in the end we all
    Come from what's come before
    So, here I go

    Oh, sweet ignition be my fuse
    You have no choice you have to choose
    Bid farewell to yesterday
    Say goodbye I'm on my way

    I threw it all away because
    I had to be what never was
    Been so hungry I could lie
    Took my word, I took your wine

    And held you in my bloody hands
    These rattled bones and rubber bands
    Washed them in the muddy water
    Looking for a dime and found a quarter

    But you can't make me change my name
    They'll never make me change my name
    Pay no mind now ain't that's something
    Fuck it all I came from nothing

    I'm something from nothing
    You are my fuse
    I'm something from nothing
    You are my fuse

    It goes oh, oh, oh
    Oh, oh, oh
    Oh, oh, oh
    It goes oh, oh, oh
    All rise

    No you can't make me change my name
    You'll never make me change my name
    Pay no mind no wait that's something
    Fuck it all I came from nothing

    I'm something
    From nothing
    I'm something
    From nothing Writer/s: Chris Shiflett, David Grohl, Georg Ruthenberg, Nate Mendel, Oliver Taylor Hawkins
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Sheri from VirginiaI definitely heard Cheap Trick influence in this song from day one and totally expected to see members of CT as writters of song/music. Definitely hear Peterssons's bass influence and Zander's singing style and SO easy to Neilsen's contribution in this too. GREAT song!
  • Shawn from MarylandYes, Zander. I came here looking to see if there was some sort of explanation for that. I heard Dave Grohl lives very close to Wendy Dio. Maybe the foundation gets a couple points off of the song. In Sonic Highways Episode 1, I really thought there would be a mention of the reason why they used the riff. But no. The mystery deepens... :) Maybe someone else has the answer.
  • Zander from Los AngelesI hear a lot of the riff of Holy Diver by Dio in this song.
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