It is also included on , performed with Eminem and Dido as well track 17 on Curtain Call: The Hits as a live Performance from the 2001 Grammy awards featuring Elton John. Conflict The conflict in this song is man vs. Eminem's final verse is him attempting to write back, asking him not to be like this guy he saw on the news. Lyrics There's the girl that I like. Chorus: Dido My tea's gone cold I'm wondering why I. Scroll through the page-list below until year 2018 to obtain certification. It also paints a picture of what it's like to be knee deep in the push-and-pull world of a superstar.
He killed himself in 1991. The film was released on 6 February 2013. Walker's third studio album, , was released on 18 November 2011. He performed at the in January 2011. And it makes easier our own identification to Stan and, through Stan, to Eminem. I know you got my last two letters; I wrote the addresses on 'em perfect So this is my cassette I'm sending you, I hope you hear it I'm in the car right now, I'm doing 90 on the freeway Hey Slim, I drank a fifth of vodka, you dare me to drive? Dido's soothing vocals have been replaced by eerie child-like melodies. Happy and head up With joy in my heart Why is each new task A trifle to do? Because I am living A life full of you.
The fourth verse features Eminem as himself, attempting to write back to Stan and reason with the troubled young man, only to realize—to his surprise—that he had already heard about Stan's death on the news. It was a loss that devastated family and friends and saddened music fans from coast to coast. Coincidentally, both songs were released as singles in late 2000. Believing he has been ignored, Stan uses a to document his most disturbing act yet: he ties up his girlfriend, stows her in his , and drives along a rain-soaked highway, intending to. The song starts with the chorus.
Stan briefed the rapper on the rough patches that he was encountering and made parallels to Eminem who had lived through similar situations growing up. And I can't see at all And even if I could it'll all be gray, But your picture on my wall It reminds me, that it's not so bad, It's not so bad. The song ranked 15 on 's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop, and 2 on their Countdown Millennium Songs. . Walker has compared his early life to that portrayed in the 1994 New Zealand film, , which tells the story of an urban Māori family and their problems with poverty, alcoholism and domestic violence. When Canadian folk music hero Stan Rogers died in an airplane accident in 1983, he was just 33 years old. Yes Alisha, there is truth behind the song Stan, which is a song by the American Rapper Eminem, in which features British Singer Dido.
Archived from the original on April 16, 2010. After the viewer votes had been tallied, it was announced that the winner was Walker. Walker was a judge on the and of in 2013 and 2015. Over there laughing with that smart ne— There's the girl that I like. Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.
Between the lines, we can be touched here by the sincerity of Eminem, who is actually speaking to himself with much modesty through the of Stan. Enter Eminem in the field Interpret. He made his acting debut in the New Zealand film, 2013 , and played the role of Benjy in the 2015 New Zealand film, Born to Dance. The song tells the story of a fictional man named Stan who claims to be Eminem's biggest fan. It is true that Stan was assisting others to deplane when he succumbed to smoke inhalation.
Eminem never does, so Stan gets so depressed that he locks his pregnant girlfriend in the trunk of his car and drives off a bridge. Archived from on 27 September 2013. The song was nominated for multiple awards, including Best Song at the , , Best Rap Video, , at the , but only won Best International Artist Video at the. Stan asks Eminem an autograph for Matthew, that Eminem refused to give at the end of a concert. Timeline In the beginning of the story, Stan begins writing to Eminem or Slim , and he doesn't write back. Each message is a verse. But the suspense gets a bit higher, since from now, we would like to know whether Eminem will reply to Stan or not, and if not, we wonder what Stan is able to do.
Throughout the song, he becomes progressively more and more obsessed with Eminem, culminating in a murder-suicide by Stan. I know you got my last two letters; I wrote the addresses on 'em perfect So this is my cassette I'm sending you, I hope you hear it I'm in the car right now, I'm doing 90 on the freeway Hey Slim, I drank a fifth of vodka, you dare me to drive? Since it is a letter, it is written in 1st person. Walker's debut studio album, , was released on 8 December 2009, three days ahead of its original release date. The name of the eponymous character has given rise to a online which refers to overzealous, maniacal, overly obsessed fans of a celebrity or personality; the term has since been included in the. Archived from on May 7, 2016. Eminem didn't make time to write back to Stan, and so Stan ended up out of Eminem's life forever.
It was also named the 46th Best Song of the Decade by magazine, and the 10th Best Song of the decade by Rolling Stone Magazine. This second element of absurdity, of impossibility, surprisingly does not change anything to the emotional impact of the song, on the contrary it shocks us even more by being simultaneously a very realistic and very impossible story. In the uncensored version of the music video, which wasn't released commercially, there are more abusive suggestions. Always consult with a qualified healthcare professional prior to beginning any diet or exercise program or taking any dietary supplement. Try to understand, that I do want you as a fan I just don't want you to do some crazy shit I seen this one shit on the news a couple weeks ago that made me sick Some dude was drunk and drove his car over a bridge and had his girlfriend in the trunk, and she was pregnant with his kid and in the car they found a tape, but they didn't say who it was to Come to think about, his name was. Dido has stated that she was in the third verse of the video, but this was censored so widely that versions with her gagged are rare. Stan has been called one of Eminem's best songs and is considered one of his signature songs.