John Squire (Speaking to the NME, 1989): "Made of Stone about making a wish and watching it happen. Like scoring a goal in a Cup final…on a Harley Electroglide…dressed as Spider-Man".
The band made their debut on national British TV by performing this song on BBC 2's cultural show "The Late Show" in September 1989, resulting in a power cut 60 seconds into the song and Ian Brown infamously walking off shouting "Amateurs!"
Your knuckles whiten on the wheel
The last thing that your hands will feel
Your final flight can't be delayed