Ultimate Classic Rock heeft een artikel over “Behind Blue Eyes” – en dan vooral over de cover door Limp Bizkit.
“There’s one of the most reviled bands of the past 20 years demolishing a rock classic with the ham-fisted arrogance with which they approached their own intolerable music.
(..) Originally part of Pete Townshend‘s ‘Lifehouse’ project for the band, ‘Behind Blue Eyes’ was told from the perspective of the abandoned rock opera’s antagonist. Durst, however, turns the song into a taxing exercise in gloomy self-pity. To cap it all, he adds a Speak & Spell — the ’80s speech-synthesizer toy — passage to the bridge for no discernible reason“.