Under the Bridge


"Under the Bridge" by Red Hot Chili Peppers is in the key of E major. Released in 1992 as part of their album "Blood Sugar Sex Magik," the song became one of the band's most popular and enduring hits. Written by band members Anthony Kiedis, Flea, John Frusciante, and Chad Smith, the song explores feelings of loneliness and alienation, with Kiedis reflecting on his experiences living in Los Angeles. It features a mellow yet emotionally powerful melody, driven by Frusciante's melodic guitar riff and Kiedis' poignant vocals. "Under the Bridge" has been praised for its introspective lyrics and memorable musical arrangement, solidifying its status as a classic alternative rock song.