Foo Fighters - The Pretender

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Lyrics:
Keep you in the dark
You know they all pretend
Keep you in the dark
And so it all began

Send in your skeletons
Sing as their bones go marching in... again
The need you buried deep
The secrets that you keep are ever ready
Are you ready?
I'm finished making sense
Done pleading ignorance
That whole defense

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100+ comentarios:

leokimvideo
leokimvideo:
RIP Taylor Hawkins, incredible loss and gone way too young
Luis !
Luis !:
R.I.P. Taylor Hawkins, forever in ours hearts. LEGENDS NEVER DIE
Taara
Taara:
My mother who passed away 11 years ago (I'm now 19) Loved Foo Fighters. She struggled with drugs and alcohol. But she was a beautiful woman. I couldn't have wish for a better mother. This was her favourite Foo Fighters song. Brings back memories. The good ones. Rest in peace Taylor Hawkings, my mother would've been devastated.
Coltallica
Coltallica:
Grew up with the Foos and always loved Taylor Hawkins as a drummer, singer, overall musician and as a person. Can't imagine what the Foos, their fans and family are going through right now. He added so much to the band. His groove, his energy, his backing vocals, his chemistry with Dave. Always gave 100% every show. Rest in peace Taylor Hawkins. You touched the hearts of and inspired so many people. Sad to see him go way too soon
Zachary Moulton
Zachary Moulton :
While everybody might be giving their condolences I want to give my thank you to the band for all the years that they have shown their music talent and I want to thank the family of Taylor Hawkins for keeping that man in a safe and healthy environment or as long as we all could and thank you so much to Dave for putting in so much effort into the Foo Fighters since day one. It is never goodbye because I will always come back
lil honker
lil honker:
I’m a 13 year old drummer, and no doubt wouldn’t be without Taylor. His energy, enthusiasm and pure talent will be viewed by me and so many others as one of the most heartbreaking losses in rock history. Sending best wishes to his family and friends, and hope they recover with time. RIP Taylor😢
Yournamehere
Yournamehere:
Easily one of the greatest rock songs of all time
Gustavo Dias nunes
Gustavo Dias nunes:
Keep you in the dark
You know they all pretend
Keep you in the dark
And so it all began
Send in your skeletons
Sing as their bones go marching in again
They need you buried deep
The secrets that you keep are ever ready
Are you ready?
I'm finished making sense
Done pleading ignorance
That old defense
Spinning infinity, boy
The wheel is spinning me
It's never-ending, never-ending
Same old story
What if I say I'm not like the others?
What if I say I'm not just another one of your plays?
You're the pretender
What if I say I will never surrender?
What if I say I'm not like the others?
What if I say I'm not just another one of your plays?
You're the pretender
What if I say that I never surrender?
In time, or so I'm told,
I'm just another soul for sale, oh well
The page is out of print
We are not permanent
We're temporary, temporary
Same old story
What if I say I'm not like the others?
What if I say I'm not just another one of your plays?
You're the pretender
What if I say I will never surrender?
What if I say I'm not like the others?
What if I say I'm not just another one of your plays?
You're the pretender
What if I say I will never surrender?
I'm the voice inside your head you refuse to hear
I'm the face that you have to face mirrorin' your stare
I'm what's left; I'm what's right; I'm the enemy
I'm the hand that'll take you down and bring you to your knees
So, who are you?
Yeah, who are you?
Yeah, who are you?
Yeah, who are you?
Keep you in the dark
You know they all pretend
What if I say I'm not like the others?
What if I say I'm not just another one of your plays?
You're the pretender
What if I say I will never surrender?
What if I say I'm not like the others?
What if I say I'm not just another one of your plays?
You're the pretender
What if I say that I'll never surrender?
What if I say I'm not like the others?
(Keep you in the dark)
What if I say I'm not just another one of your plays?
(You know they all)
You're the pretender
(Pretend)
What if I say I will never surrender?
What if I say I'm not like the others?
(Keep you in the dark)
What if I say I'm not just another one of your plays?
(You know they all)
You're the pretender
(Pretend)
What if I say I will never surrender?
So, who are you?
Yeah, who are you?
Yeah, who are you?
jangofett23
jangofett23:
I’ve never been a HUGE fan of Foo Fighters, but I’ve always enjoyed their music. Been listening to them more again lately after Taylor’s passing.
Rest In Peace Taylor. Much love, prayers and thoughts to his friends, family and the band family.
Ana Paula Drago
Ana Paula Drago:
A alegria, o carisma, o talento de Taylor está eternizado em nossos corações... inesquecível, insubstituível....I ❤️ Taylor!!!
sunspot kenobi
sunspot kenobi:
This is heartbreaking. Taylor Hawkins is one of the greatest drummers of all time and this song is one of my favorites. Let’s honor him by playing the music he gave us. His legend shall live on.🥁
angelgeo100
angelgeo100:
Descansa en Paz....gracias por estas maravillosas notas de buena energía, que me acompañaron en mis momentos de soledad...muchas gracias parcero (Taylor Hawkins)
Guilherme
Guilherme:
Essa música traz muitas boas lembranças da adolescência, nostalgia total, obrigado Foo Fighters e descanse em paz Taylor. 🙏
Sheadan McHenry
Sheadan McHenry:
Drummers never get much screen time. As a drummer id like to see them get more. R.I.P. Taylor Hawkins. You will be missed and Remembered in our hearts. Enjoy The afterlife, and keep on drummin up there.
TARS
TARS:
Foo Fighters will never be the same without Taylor. He'll be deeply missed. Rest in Peace! 🏴
D M 13
D M 13:
RIP Taylor Hawkins. Crushing, devastating news. There will be no one like you. Terrible loss for Foo Fighters, Rock n Roll, all the fans and above all his family. Thank you for all these incredible drum fills, rhythm and energy you gave us over the years.
lanakkjjkk
lanakkjjkk:
Descanse em paz taylor, lenda da batera, nunca será esquecido, amamos você!
Javos Cel
Javos Cel:
Han pasado 17 años desde que escucho a los Foo, y me seguirán encantando, Taylor descansa en Paz.
Braga Games
Braga Games:
Vir escutar essa musica mais uma vez e sentir essa energia dessa batera é foda. RIP descanse em paz, você foi foda pra caralho
Agoraphobia2day
Agoraphobia2day:
I think we all grew up with these legends, there will be more to discover them and their sonic landscapes, they're all truly amazing and wonderful people. We may heal but we will never ever forget the impact they have on us. R.I.P Taylor Hawkins you were truly a legend on the drums and will live on for eternity as the back bone for a legendary band
Camila flower
Camila flower:
Lamentamos su perdida, un gran baterista
Jacob the Nagle
Jacob the Nagle:
Nothing wrong with the Foo Fighters. Gives me highschool vibes.
4tlaz Atlas James
4tlaz Atlas James:
Just realized this is literally the first rock/metal song I actually liked I was 11 and used to hope I'd catch it on the radio everyday and can still keep it on repeat at 25 truly amazing band
Amber Kibler
Amber Kibler:
One of the greatest bands to ever exist
Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson:
Never would have gotten into Foo fighters without two things Dave Grohls outstanding voice and the one of a kind drummer Taylot Hawking. To me without him the foo fighters would have been very different RIP to one of best drummers in history
John Cabrera
John Cabrera:
Parce yo tenía 11 años cuando esté himno salió en MTV. No sabía mucho de rock, a duras penas Molotov, los prisioneros, Juanes (lol) y ver ese vídeo TNA agresivo, ese redoblante asesino, la brutalidad de los riffs... Muchos millennials conocimos la historia de Nirvana por estos locos... Que en paz descanse.
Sunflowersoflove
Sunflowersoflove:
Taylor was such a great, fun guy and will be missed by many. Love to his family and the band. rest in peace dude
Officer_Solo
Officer_Solo:
one of the most talented drummers gone, he will be missed forever by all Foo Fighters and rock lovers across the world, we love you Foo FIghters
Shana
Shana:
One of my favorite songs all time. Thx of being part of it. RIP Taylor Hawkins.
Cone
Cone:
Had tickets to see them in December in NZ and absolutely gutted to hear the news not just because the concert is canceled but because my favourite band in the world has lost an absolute angel of a drummer and friend, thoughts and prayers are with the band ❤️ much love
Garrett Crespo
Garrett Crespo:
Taylor Hawkins work was inspiring and is one of the reasons I drum the way I do. The Foo Fighters music has gotten me through some of the harder times in life and sitting down behind my kit to try and play Taylor Hawkins drum beats literally helped me become a better drummer. Rock music has lost one of its greatest drummers. RIP Taylor. Thanks for all the years of amazing music!
Huber Perez
Huber Perez:
GRAN BANDA, GRAN CANCION, RIP TAYLOR ❤
Bode Adams
Bode Adams:
Mastered this song on the drums, 6 minutes later I see about Taylor, never been so crushed, biggest condolences to his family and the foo fighters family. I had just seen a concert a month earlier, never forget, we love you Taylor.
Álvaro
Álvaro:
This song is the definition of Kick-ass Rock.
Rest in Peace, Taylor Hawkings
Laís Prestes
Laís Prestes:
Essa música me traz boas lembranças <3
Master Of None
Master Of None:
This is the song that inspired me to buy my first guitar back in 2009. Now here I am... playing the drums.
nobody
nobody:
Grato por poder ouvir essa música, isso é foo fighters meus amigos!
Newman Becker
Newman Becker:
Man listening to this after Taylor's passing, you realize how much the drums just drive this song. It's amazing, just Dave's voice and those drums would be a hell of a song even without the amazing guitar
Hail to the King
Hail to the King:
This song is art, and it should be cherished by newer generations too


My favorite Foo Fighters song where Taylor drums.
R.I.P LEGEND
Célia Fernandes
Célia Fernandes:
Maravilhosamente lindo!💖
E P
E P:
This was the song/video that turned me into a Foo Fighters junkie back in 2007. My 11 year old mind was blown and they're still my favorite band years later. Must have watched this video like at like over 100 times
RustyLord 0305
RustyLord 0305:
This was my first Foo Fighters song. Still one of my favorites
ViciousCryo
ViciousCryo:
This was my first song I've heard of them and I love every song they do it hurts to know he is in a better place R.I.P 🤘
Odysseus King of Ithaca
Odysseus King of Ithaca:
so hard when we lost Kurt. now we lose Taylor. stay strong Foo Fighrers. we love you. Dave, Pat, please keep making music for the ages.
Stephen Green
Stephen Green:
What a tune and what a drummer. Still come back to listening to this awesome.
HelloMyNameIsCucumber
HelloMyNameIsCucumber:
Dave Grohl has honestly had such an amazing career from being Nirvana's drummer to the lead guitarist and vocalist of the Foo Fighters to the drummer of Queens of the Stone Age and even being part of the legendary Tenacious D as their drummer as well.


He's really had a hell of a run and still isn't done. Really gotta give him props, he did something right in the world.
Josh Goglanian
Josh Goglanian:
This is my favorite foo fighters song. Dave grohls vocals are insane and fit the song perfectly. What a banger song.
lily luza
lily luza:
No me canso de escuchar esto 🙌
Kuja
Kuja:
my heart is broken, it was an honor to see and listen this legendary dude. I still cant believe what happened. RIP you will be never forgotten
Maro Zavala
Maro Zavala:
Forever grateful I got to experience this song live and had the privilege to rock with these amazing people. Taylor Hawkins, you're eternal, thanks for the energy and joy you always brought.
sera phina
sera phina:
Easily one of the best Foo Fighters songs, from one of the best Foo Fighters albums.
Valdilene Maria
Valdilene Maria:
amo minha banda preferida😍😍😍😍😍😍😍
Klau
Klau:
De los mejores videos de los Foo Fighters y gran canción. RIP TAYLOR HAWKINS ya pasó más de un mes de tu muerte. 💔
B3nj4 34
B3nj4 34:
Mi papa cuando yo era pequeño ponía esta canción, actualmente le doy las gracias
Brittany Schwab
Brittany Schwab:
This was hard to watch with the passing of the amazing Taylor, but I can never stop loving this song, even with tears in my eyes.
Diamond Nick
Diamond Nick:
Started learning this song on drums the other day. Taylor has been such a huge and recent inspiration to me. His realness and talent was so inspiring. His passion and love for music was infectious, I could watch countless interviews from him, and I have. I have no words about how I feel right now. I will give this song my best performance, for you Taylor. Rest in piece.
Federico Grande
Federico Grande:
La primera vez que escuché Foo fighters fué con esta canción. Y me gustó instantaneamente por una sola razón, la pegada de la bateria. Es increible la sensacion violencia que transfiere y como la explayan en el video. La percusión perfecta de una batalla, una resistencia. Que grán perdida la de Taylor. Ojalá no muera la banda, porque sonaban fantastico al estar todo en su lugar inamovible. Pero parece ser otro de esos casos en que la presencia de un músico es tan imponente que su ausencia mata al conjunto. Dale que hay que salir adelante.
Ricardo Saraiva
Ricardo Saraiva:
Grande baterista ,curto muito essa música escuto umas 10 vezes no dia
diseñando ando
diseñando ando:
RIP Taylor Hawkins, he always going to be in our memories and his fantastic music... He always going to be the best drummer for me and my family... :)
:: señora Iero ::
:: señora Iero :::
Todos estos tipos son geniales juntos.
Ryou Kurokiba
Ryou Kurokiba:
Imagine a world if the foo fighters didn’t fight the foos.
Gilberto Blanco
Gilberto Blanco:
Se va un grande de la bateria gracias por un legado lleno de buena musica y calidad RIP Taylor Hawkins, mis condolencias a su familia, a todos los fans de foo Fighter y del buen rock...............
Claudio Rodrigues Caco
Claudio Rodrigues Caco:
Rest in peace, Taylor Hawkins. his fans as well as FOO FIGHTERS fans, the band and family will miss him.
David Mundy jr.
David Mundy jr.:
Rip, he was the best drummer and a damn good singer too. You'll be missed
DOBLE__RR
DOBLE__RR:
Te llevaremos en nuestro ❤ corazon y recuerdos, con cariño tus fans.
Las leyendas nunca mueren.
Fuerza para su familia y amigos.
Descance en paz una gran leyenda.
Nolox Jexting
Nolox Jexting:
Well, it's been a Decade... And this song is still legendary.
Alamir Rodrigues
Alamir Rodrigues:
Música do meu viver!!!
Tyler
Tyler:
Congrats on half a billion! 💯 Masterpieces like this and all other songs never die!!!
Matthew B
Matthew B:
RIP Taylor Hawkins, amazing drummer gone too soon, you’ll never be forgotten
Sarah Neack
Sarah Neack:
This is one of my favorite songs by the Foo Fighters. Taylor is Killin it on the drums......RIP Taylor Hawkins.
chamber
chamber:
Descanse em paz Taylor, uma lenda da batera, sempre será lembrado, eternizado em TDS os corações amantes de Foo Fighters
Marcos underground 2
Marcos underground 2:
Uma das melhores músicas do Tony hawk's proving ground 🇧🇷
alyssa
alyssa:
RIP Taylor Hawkins, an absolute legend in history, we love you and you'll be missed and remembered forever.
Rubbafingaz1
Rubbafingaz1:
Very few songs get a 10/10 score for perfection.... this surely has to be one of them? RIP T.H ❤
simulacrumstudio
simulacrumstudio:
my respects to the family of Taylor and especially to Dave in this hard time!
Nowaz Nowaz
Nowaz Nowaz:
LYRICS:
Keep you in the dark
You know they all pretend
Keep you in the dark
And so it all began

Send in your skeletons
Sing as their bones go marching in again
They need you buried deep
The secrets that you keep are ever ready
Are you ready?
I'm finished making sense
Done pleading ignorance
That old defense
Spinning infinity, boy
The wheel is spinning me
It's never-ending, never-ending
Same old story

What if I say I'm not like the others?
What if I say I'm not just another one of your plays?
You're the pretender
What if I say I will never surrender?

What if I say I'm not like the others?
What if I say I'm not just another one of your plays?
You're the pretender
What if I say that I never surrender?

In time, or so I'm told,
I'm just another soul for sale, oh well
The page is out of print
We are not permanent
We're temporary, temporary
Same old story

What if I say I'm not like the others?
What if I say I'm not just another one of your plays?
You're the pretender
What if I say I will never surrender?

What if I say I'm not like the others?
What if I say I'm not just another one of your plays?
You're the pretender
What if I say I will never surrender?

I'm the voice inside your head you refuse to hear
I'm the face that you have to face mirrorin' your stare
I'm what's left; I'm what's right; I'm the enemy
I'm the hand that'll take you down and bring you to your knees

So, who are you?
Yeah, who are you?
Yeah, who are you?
Yeah, who are you?

Keep you in the dark
You know they all pretend

What if I say I'm not like the others?
What if I say I'm not just another one of your plays?
You're the pretender
What if I say I will never surrender?

What if I say I'm not like the others?
What if I say I'm not just another one of your plays?
You're the pretender
What if I say that I'll never surrender?

What if I say I'm not like the others?
(Keep you in the dark)
What if I say I'm not just another one of your plays?
(You know they all)
You're the pretender
(Pretend)
What if I say I will never surrender?

What if I say I'm not like the others?
(Keep you in the dark)
What if I say I'm not just another one of your plays?
(You know they all)
You're the pretender
(Pretend)
What if I say I will never surrender?

So, who are you?
Yeah, who are you?
Yeah, who are you?
nobody
nobody:
Ótima Música
Cio S
Cio S:
No puedo creer que haya estado tan cerca de escucharlos en vivo y que no haya sucedido :( Te extraño, Taylor. Me preparé con todas las canciones de FF para el Asunciónico, escuché mil veces esta canción, y hoy, una semana después de que hayan cancelado el concierto, sigo en shock de lo que pasó.
Shawn Powell
Shawn Powell:
Just wanted to pass my condolences to you Dave and the rest of the band. I saw on my local news that your drummer has passed away. 😔 so sorry to hear about this and hope you guys find peace and comfort through this tough time! May God bless you all.
rainbowdarling─
rainbowdarling─:
Estoy en shock, lamento absolutamente la pérdida de Taylor y doy mi más sentido pésame a la banda y su familia.
Maximus2318
Maximus2318:
RIP Taylor Hawkins , your music has meant so much to me over the years... Rock on legend..
William Ferney Perez Marcelo
William Ferney Perez Marcelo:
¡Que en paz descanse su leyenda baterista!
Dreamer
Dreamer:
Truly one of THE BEST songs. Can't get over it.

The music video makes it even better.
el islava
el islava:
Legends never die
H of The Stage
H of The Stage:
Damn, just woke up to the bad news... RIP Taylor Hawkins, my condolences to his family and to the Foo Fighter fans across the world...
Gabriell Tavares
Gabriell Tavares:
RIP Taylor Hawkins, baterista incrível .
Kookie Zoro
Kookie Zoro:
RIP to one of the greatest rock bands in music history, Taylor Hawkins.
SiafuCJ8
SiafuCJ8:
Years ago I went to a foo fighters concert (pre covid) and it was the first concert I went to. Since then, I’ve been to a Shinedown and a Tool concert and both of them were absolutely awesome don’t me wrong. But Foo Fighters put on an amazing show and played for hours. It is still the best concert I have ever seen. This is one of my favorite songs by them although they are all great. Thank you Foo Fighters for giving an unforgettable memory. I wish you all the best and my prayers go out to the band, as well as Taylor Hawkin’s friends and family.

Edit: Added something
Ana Silvia Sarmiento
Ana Silvia Sarmiento:
Muy buena banda y canción
Substantial_Z
Substantial_Z:
God, this song still resonates with me after so many years.

Definitely one of their best.
Hernan Grosz
Hernan Grosz:
Si alguna vez alguien pregunta que es el rock, hacele escuchar esta canción, gracias Taylor por ser fuente de inpiracion y admiración...
jimmy tham
jimmy tham:
Fue devastador escuchar en el estéreo picnic , su muerte , fuerza Foo y ojalá no se vayan de la escena rockanrollera..forever Hawkins.
Diamond Feliz
Diamond Feliz:
Still my favourite song! ❤
Juan Esteban Lazaro Dimate
Juan Esteban Lazaro Dimate:
i don't know what you think but for me this is simply the best song of rock of all times. no matter how long you go without listening to it you will always come back to it
and yes taylor makes it special he never stopped playing the drummer and we will never stop hearing him do it
Emmy Meee
Emmy Meee:
Thanks for some phenomenal drumming Taylor Hawkins. Always appreciate it and enjoy it when I'm working out. Thank you!!
My condolences to his family, Foo Fighters and fans.
Taijiutsu
Taijiutsu:
RIP Taylor your contributions to my love of drumming will never be forgotten! Rest well my friend!
Cassiano T.
Cassiano T.:
Sei que deve ser difícil todo o luto, mas boa homenagem seria o Dave manter os show na batera como turnê em memoria ao grande Taylor!
Matt Letharian
Matt Letharian:
2022 and still this track is EPIC <3
GGWP
GGWP:
This guys must be doing a damn good job because I have never seen a Foo on the streets.
Melissa Hall
Melissa Hall:
Every rock band needs a bad ass drummer 🖤❤️‍🔥💔