'How Long How Long Will I Slide' is the first line in the chorus of the song 'Otherside' by the American Rock band 'Red Hot Chili Peppers'.
'Otherside' was released October 11th, 2000, and is featured on the albuhtm
'Californication' as Track #4
The bands song writer and lead vocalist Anthony Kiedis stated stated in his autobiographical book titled Scar Tissue the song 'Otherside' was about drug addiction along with serving as a tribute to the bands former guitarist Hillel Slovak who had died of a heroin overdose.
The lyrics "How Long How Long Will I Slide" was in reference to what he thought of as a slide in and out of his addiction.