Waterfall (3:37)

Cover of The Stone Roses

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“Waterfall” is the 9th single from The Stone Roses. It was the fourth single taken from their debut album The Stone Roses. It was released on 30 December 1991 and reached #27 in the UK. The song was written about a tripped out girl who steals a car to drive to the coast. She then dumps it over a cliff.


* The track which follows “Waterfall” on the album, “Don’t Stop”, is written to sound like “Waterfall” when played backwards.

* The song was sampled by DJ Sam Flanigan for a mashup with “LDN” by Lily Allen.
* The song was used in the film Green Street which starred Elijah Wood. The song is played when Matt (Wood) is getting aquianted with his brother in law Pater (Charlie Hunnam) and his friends, as well as in the film There’s Only One Jimmy Grimble, which starred Robert Carlyle.
* “Waterfall” is used as the theme song on the opening and closing credits of the TV programme Match of the Day.


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Chimes sing Sunday morn
Today's the day she's sworn
To steal what she never could own
And race from this hole she calls home

MetroLyrics Full lyrics at MetroLyrics


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