Ready To Fall (3:48)

Cover of The Sufferer & The Witness

From The Sufferer & The Witness and 11 other releases

“Ready to Fall” is the first single by the punk rock band Rise Against from their fourth studio album, The Sufferer & The Witness (2006).

An acoustic version of this song was performed live on the CJZN Radio station in Victoria, British Columbia, on January 18, 2007, before a Billy Talent concert featuring Rise Against, Anti-Flag, and Moneen.

On March 12, 2009, the song became a downloadable song in the video game, Guitar Hero World Tour. It is also featured in Tap Tap Revenge 3 on iPhone and iPod Touch as a downloadable double song pack with Audience of One.

The song featured in 2009 action movie 12 Rounds.


Music video

Made in 2006, the video is about pollution and its effects on the environment. The video is 3 minutes and 51 seconds long, and cuts between shots of the band playing and shots of animals being saved or dying, if not already dead, from various environmental hazards caused by humans. At the end of the video, lead singer Tim McIlrath says, “Every action has a reaction. We’ve got one planet, one chance.”

As well as the version played on television, there was another, more graphic version created. This was never released officially but is available on certain websites. The video serves a testimony to veganism. Rise Against is an active supporter of PETA, an animal rights organisation, and the band members are all active vegetarians.

The video was filmed at Brandywine Falls Provincial Park in British Columbia, Canada.

The song is most often performed last at Rise Against’s live performances.

Tags

Everyone’s tags

More tags

Play with Spotify

Albums featuring this track (12)

Similar Tracks

  Track   Duration Listeners
Rise Against - Bricks 1:31 234,992
Rise Against - Drones 3:02 275,608
Billy Talent - Red Flag 3:16 489,195
Billy Talent - This Suffering 3:57 328,228
Sum 41 - Still Waiting 2:39 490,818
The Offspring - You're Gonna Go Far, Kid 2:56 439,722

Listening Trend

367,436listeners all time
3,375,012scrobbles all time
Recent listeners trend:

Explore more

Shoutbox

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

Top Listeners