}; Toward the end of the song, after it decrescendos, the band suddenly and intensely comes back in with the main riff of the song and finishes that way, as opposed to fading out gradually as on the album itself. : Lester Bangs, Leonid Breshnev, Lenny Bruce and Leonard Bernstein. They read fantastically and with fire, they read what's on the page and bring it to life beautifully," Matthews explained. As heavy as stone and as blue as I go I was just wondering if you'd come along To hold up my head when my head won't hold on I'll do the same if the same's what you want If not I'll go I will go alone I'm a long way Oh, from that fool's mistake and now forever pay No, run I will run and I'll be OK I was just wondering if you'd come along

He is more and more overwhelmed with the guilt of his actions. The Stone S Dave … by whip3512 » Tue Aug 17, 2004 5:12 pm, Unread post

If you've ever seen him perform on the Charlie Rose show...He interpolates the "only fools fall in love" song. DMB is an acronym, abbreviation or slang word which means “Dave Matthews Band”. Perhaps thinking back to a another time in his life and wanting to go back their with another someone. by littlefriend » Sun Aug 15, 2004 5:10 pm, Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 155 guests. by myonlybliss » Sun Aug 15, 2004 7:18 pm, Unread post Best Dave Matthews Band S . All lyrics provided for educational purposes only. A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs. I think this song is about a time when Dave was going through depression..."Yes I have done wrong" He's feeling guilty about something...questioning himself to God...."why do I feel as if I'm in too deep...Deep in depression?

I think The Stone is about Dave or a person feeling guilt for a death, and the stone referring to a gravestone. The song shares what the killer was thinking before and after the attack. artist: "Dave Matthews Band", Ask all things about Dave and his guitars here. there's no other way to say it. The only other story I've heard was that it was his fear and anxiety over asking his wife to marry him. [2], In concert, especially at acoustic shows, Matthews has been known to interpolate Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling in Love" towards the end of the song as the crowd sings along.

Hauntingly beautiful. And telling her if she can’t go with him, he will try to move along and be ok. [2], Phillip Phillips covers this song on "Phillip Phillips: Journey to the Finale", Live in Las Vegas (Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds album), Live in New York City (Dave Matthews Band), Live in Chicago 12.19.98 at the United Center, Everybody Wake Up (Our Finest Hour Arrives), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Stone_(Dave_Matthews_Band_song)&oldid=962327961, Song recordings produced by Steve Lillywhite, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 13 June 2020, at 11:56. I think the song's about him truly loving a girl and her not quite loving him back the same way. What’s taking over his fantasies at the moment is the thought of writing the next DMB album at the band’s brand-new studio complex in Charlottesville, Virginia. The bone chilling cold could be the contemplation of his own suicide, or the simple realization that Christ is going to be martyred. I never found out quite what that song was about, so someone please post it here. by Thomas » Tue Aug 17, 2004 1:08 pm, Unread post Jimi Thing song meanings Add your thoughts 56 Comments. The Stone to me is about this kid in grade school who threw a rock at me and knocked me out. He regrets whatever measures he had to go to find out, like intruding on her privacy, but he believes its what "needed to be done". › The Stone Dmb. Feelings of restlessness Wondering if they have made the right choices for their life.

Asking her will she go with him.

One of the first famous singers to come out as a lesbian, Janis wrote a song about it. So you're amazed as to how Dave's rhythm guitar slaps and strums so "perfectly"...but you can't. by lordmelt » Thu Sep 11, 2003 10:46 am, Unread post The songs he does write about that stuff on, are painfully obvious. "It's the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)" was inspired by a dream where Michael Stipe conjured up images of people with the initials L.B. Which would, to me, suggest it's more about him and his wife. The real meaning of this song is about Dave's Sister's husband. "I was just wondering if you'd come along...To hold up my head when my head won't hold on" I think almost every person has gone thru depression at some time in their life.

But now that he knows he is depressed because he wanted her to always be there just for him. by i like tictacs » Sat Aug 14, 2004 11:56 pm, Unread post I think just because it's dave matthews and he's had a rough life doesn't mean we should think that every song he writes is the deepest meaning biblical stuff or the psychology behind a madman. And now it weighs on me as heavy as stone and a bone chilling cold. Does anyone else notice how dark sounding this song is when played live?

"[2] The song is written in a 6/8 time signature and features orchestral arrangements by John D'earth, with the Kronos Quartet on strings. He knows he is depressed and is asking for help.....but his strength to overcome it shows thru when he says"If not I'll go alone.........I will go alone, but he does want to stay in someones arms and see a smile.....Maybe a smile from God? by whip3512 » Tue Aug 17, 2004 5:49 am, Unread post



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