Follow You Down
"Follow You Down" is the third song from the album Congratulations... I'm Sorry by Gin Blossoms
Gin Blossoms
Gin Blossoms is an American pop rock band formed in 1987, in Tempe, Arizona. They took their name from a photo of W.C. Fields which bore the caption "W.C. Fields with gin blossoms", referring to what appeared to be the actor's gin-ravaged nose, but was actually a skin condition known as rosacea...

, and was released as a double-A side single along with "Til I Hear It from You
Til I Hear It from You
"Til I Hear It from You" is a single from the Gin Blossoms. It was released as a single from the soundtrack to the film Empire Records in 1995...

". According to an interview by Songfacts with Gin Blossoms songwriter Jesse Valenzuela
Jesse Valenzuela
Jesse Valenzuela was the original vocalist of the alternative rock band Gin Blossoms when it was formed in 1987. In 1988, he switched roles with the band's new guitarist, Robin Wilson. He continued to be a member until the band's breakup in 1997, and reunited with the rest of the group in 2002...

, this song was written at the very end of the recording process for the Congratulations...I'm Sorry album. The song received a fair amount of radio play and has been featured in several films, including How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days is a 2003 romantic comedy film, directed by Donald Petrie, starring Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey. It is based on a short cartoon book of the same name by Michele Alexander and Jeannie Long.-Plot:...

. It reached number nine on the Billboard Hot 100
Billboard Hot 100
The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. Chart rankings are based on radio play and sales; the tracking-week for sales begins on Monday and ends on Sunday, while the radio play tracking-week runs from Wednesday...

 in a 46-week stay on the chart.

Critical response

Billboard (magazine)
Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry, and is one of the oldest trade magazines in the world. It maintains several internationally recognized music charts that track the most popular songs and albums in various categories on a weekly basis...

said the song showcases "this band's knack for crafting perfect pop hooks with sing-along lyrics."


End of year chart (1996) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 15
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