Helena Beat (4:33)

Cover of Torches

From Torches and 12 other releases

The Helena Beat Songfacts says that bass player Cubbie Fink explained at the Lollapalooza festival that the song is about: “The facade in Hollywood that there’s all these young, beautiful people partying in this drug culture and getting lost in it. They’re searching for the fountain of youth.”


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Sometimes life it takes you by the hair, pulls you down
Before you know it, it's gone and you're dead again
I've been in places and I won't pretend
That I'd make it out just to fall on my head

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