Coattails Of A Dead Man (9:59)

Cover of Antipop

From Antipop and 3 other releases

Coattails Of A Dead Man ends at 5:18 and at 6:17 a studio version of The Heckler (a song which previously appeared on the live album Suck On This) begins.

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  • Tarkus10

    Best song on Antipop.

    22 Jul 2011 Reply
  • angel_clipped

    Always fun playing this on jukebox at the bar. lol

    20 Jul 2011 Reply
  • Sgt_Baker

    It's just a matter of opinion

    27 Apr 2011 Reply
  • mandryka

    @cokeboy2: indeed, that could apply to Courtney Love. For me, I can't help but think about Audrey Mae Sheppard (Hank Williams' wife) as well... Damn good song by the way and Tom Waits is phenomenal as usual.

    8 Dec 2010 Reply
  • ERIXWORX

    courtney love-s attention

    21 Sep 2010 Reply
  • cokeboy2

    As said on www.songfacts.com ''This song is about a man who accidentally comes upon fame and marries a greedy woman seeking it herself. As the years wear on, the man grows tired of fame and becomes an alcoholic. He finds himself reaching for help from her but she is only concerned with herself, so he shoots himself with a shotgun. For the rest of the widow's life, she rides on the coattales of her late husband for fame and fortune, crying shamelessly in public. This tale is very similar to the life of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, but nobody knows if this was intentional. '' Hmm.

    16 May 2010 Reply
  • DookieMestrebug

    The heckler is so aweasome

    9 May 2010 Reply
  • Valos_Atreide

    This song is simply fantastic. It should be way higher on Primus' charts..

    1 May 2010 Reply
  • gnrseb

    Tom Waits <3

    29 Jan 2010 Reply
  • binkeinpapagei

    this track is going to drive anyone around you crazy except for yourself. i've tried that several times. it's fun.

    14 Oct 2009 Reply
  • omegamex

    woah, nice connection ruigi

    20 Aug 2009 Reply
  • TuZhao

    Primus + Tom Waits = win!

    6 Aug 2009 Reply
  • Ruigi420

    Is it just me or does anyone else think this song is about Courtney Love?

    1 Aug 2009 Reply
  • himenow

    What a sexy waltz.

    13 Jul 2009 Reply
  • ethandeath

    simply, brilliant!!

    26 Jun 2009 Reply
  • MaYstruction

    ye olde jim beam!

    23 Apr 2009 Reply
  • bushyguitar

    hit 'em up, hhhyaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhh

    18 Feb 2009 Reply
  • Mulatto

    oh my fucking god tom waits + primus + 3/4 timing oh my fucking goddddddddddd (tears in her eyes)

    16 Nov 2008 Reply
  • sylar34

    tom waits sings in this song, fuck god!

    17 Oct 2008 Reply
  • macca7174

    Brilliant song - up there with Tom waits best (he is guest vocalling)

    21 Aug 2008 Reply
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