I'll Stick Around (3:52)

Cover of Foo Fighters

From Foo Fighters and 19 other releases

“I’ll Stick Around” is the third single released by the Foo Fighters from their 1995 self titled debut album Foo Fighters. The song is rumored to have been written about Kurt Cobain’s wife Courtney Love, with whom the surviving members of Nirvana were constantly battling over royalties and song rights; an indication of this is the exhaustive repetition of the phrase “I don’t owe you anything” in the song’s chorus. Some time after the album’s release, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl confirmed that was song was indeed written about Love in an exclusive interview with Mojo magazine.

The video for this song was the first Foo Fighters music video and was directed by Jerry Casale, who was a member of and directed videos for Devo.

The video shows the band performing the song in a room with a paper background while lights strobe and a giant spore floats around them. This is interspersed with footage of Dave Grohl eating chess pieces and brushing his teeth with what appears to be a butter knife (although there is no blood). The video was featured in an episode of Beavis and Butt-head.

“Weird Al” Yankovic included I’ll Stick Around in his polka medley “The Alternative Polka”, from Bad Hair Day.

Tags

Everyone’s tags

More tags

Play with Spotify

Albums featuring this track (20)

Similar Tracks

  Track   Duration Listeners
Foo Fighters - Good Grief 4:01 190,323
Foo Fighters - Weenie Beenie 2:45 171,715
Nirvana - Breed 3:04 797,668
Nirvana - In Bloom 4:13 1,154,366
Soundgarden - Black Hole Sun 5:47 886,038
Pearl Jam - Even Flow 6:19 766,744

Listening Trend

256,223listeners all time
1,077,529scrobbles all time
Recent listeners trend:

Explore more

Listen to, buy or share

Buy

Send Ringtones to Cell

I thought I knew all it took to bother you
Every word I said was true that you'll see

How could it be I'm the only one who sees your rehearsed insanity

MetroLyrics Full lyrics at MetroLyrics

Shoutbox

Leave a comment. Log in to Last.fm or sign up.

Top Listeners