The first musical ballad released by the band. It was ranked as having the 24th best guitar solo ever by Guitar World magazine readers.
It was written after almost all of their equipment, including a very rare amplifier, given to singer/rhythm guitarist James Hetfield by his mother just before she died, was stolen in Boston, MA, following a gig at the Channel Club on 14th January 1984. This event forced Metallica to borrow…
Life it seems to fade away
Drifting further everyday
Getting lost within myself
Nothing matters no one else