Epic Rock Ballads-Episode 4: The Who/Limp Bizkit-Behind Blue Eyes

History of Sorts

This episode of Epic Rock ballads, you will get 2 for the price of one. The original by the Who and the cover version by Limp Bizkit.

“Behind Blue Eyes” is a song by the English rock band the Who, recorded in 1971. It was the second single from their fifth album Who’s Next and was originally written by Pete Townshend for his Lifehouse project.[3][4] The song is one of the Who’s best-known recordings and has been covered by many artists, including Limp Bizkit and Tokio Hotel.

Behind Blue Eyes” originated after a Who concert in Denver on 9 June 1970.[5] Following the performance, Townshend became tempted by a female groupie, but he instead went back to his room alone, possibly as a result of the teachings of his spiritual leader, Meher Baba.[6] Upon reaching his room, he began writing a prayer, the first words being “When my fist clenches…

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