Take a Load Off
|"Take a Load Off"|
|Single by Stone Temple Pilots|
|from the album Stone Temple Pilots|
|Writer(s)||Dean DeLeo (music),
Scott Weiland (lyrics)
|Producer(s)||Robert DeLeo, Dean DeLeo|
|Stone Temple Pilots singles chronology|
"Take a Load Off" is a song by American rock band Stone Temple Pilots. "Take a Load Off" is the second track off the band's sixth studio album, Stone Temple Pilots, released in 2010. The song was the album's second single, after the #1 hit "Between the Lines". A music video for "Take a Load Off" was released on September 8, 2010. The song was used in Shift 2: Unleashed.
"Take a Load Off" was composed by guitarist Dean DeLeo. In writing this song, singer Scott Weiland listened to and studied poetical lyricists to learn how to free his writing from his autobiographical and "self-obsessed" nature. "There's an art to telling a story, and it can mean anything, or it can mean nothing."
|Billboard Alternative Songs||24|
|Billboard Rock Songs||24|
|Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks||23|
- "STONE TEMPLE PILOTS: 'Take A Load Off' Video Released". BlabberMouth.
- Stone Temple Pilots (band); Ted Stryker (interviewer) (May 17, 2010). World Premiere & Interview: Stone Temple Pilots "Huckleberry Crumble" (Streaming video). Los Angeles, California: KROQ. Retrieved May 18, 2010.
- "Stone Temple Pilots - Take a Load Off". Billboard.com. Retrieved December 29, 2011.
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