Wheels

Album: Greatest Hits (2009)
Charted: 22 72
  • One, two, three, four
    I know what you're thinkin'
    We were goin' down
    I can feel the sinkin'
    But then I came around

    And everyone I've loved before
    Flashed before my eyes
    And nothin' mattered anymore
    I looked into the sky

    Well we all want something better than
    We wish for something new
    Well we all want something beautiful
    I wish for something true
    Been lookin' for a reason and
    Something to lose

    When the wheels come down (when the wheels come down)
    When the wheels touch ground (when the wheels touch ground)
    And you feel like it's all over
    There's another round for you
    When the wheels come down (when the wheels come down)

    Now your head is spinnin'
    Broken hearts will mend
    This is our beginning
    Comin' to an end

    Well, you wanted something better man
    You wished for something new
    Well, you wanted something beautiful
    Wished for something true
    Been lookin' for a reason and
    Something to lose

    When the wheels come down (When the wheels come down)
    When the wheels touch ground (When the wheels touch ground)
    And you feel like it's all over
    There's another round for you
    When the wheels come down (When the wheels come down)

    When the wheels come down (When the wheels come down)
    When the wheels touch ground (When the wheels touch ground)
    And you feel like it's all over
    There's another round for you
    When the wheels come down (When the wheels come down)

    When the wheels come down (When the wheels come down)
    When the wheels touch ground (When the wheels touch ground)
    And you feel like it's all over
    There's another round for you
    When the wheels come down (When the wheels come down) Writer/s: David Eric Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 9

  • Joe from Virginia reminds me of the euphoric feeling when we returned from dangerous overseas duty with USMC
    AWESOME SONG@
  • Geoff from Adelaide, AustraliaAlso... I heard somewhere that Dave isnt a very keen on airplanes and that the song is in relief of touching down and the flight being over with.
  • Geoff from Adelaide, AustraliaI don't know why all the hardcore fans dont like it. Similar to Fredi in Chile said, at the Adelaide concert in Dec 2011 he announced the song as a song that is only popular in Germany. I never figured why. I like pretty much all their songs - new and old.
  • Fredi from Santiago, ChileWhen Foo Fighters played at Lollapalooza here in Chile, Dave referred to this song as "the one song that nobody in the world likes"
  • Al from Hollister, CaA great song for sure and my favorite from the Foo.
    Lots of meaning to me personally and gets me through rough times.
  • Donna from New Jersey, NyI love this song. I think it's very meaningful and uses flight in an airplane as a metaphor for life and relationships and growing as a person.
  • Timothy from Aston, PaI've always thought of this song as a reference to an airplane coming in for landing and the landing gear being deployed..."When the wheels come down...When the wheels touch ground".
  • Layton from Paris, TxI didn't like this at first but it grows on you. The videoio
    is hilarious
  • Jon from Enumclaw , WaI love this song it's awesome!
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