Friday, September 16, 2011

90's Hit Parade #29



Phish - Train Song

That's right, TWO PHISH SONGS MOTHERFUCKER! YOU GOT SOMETHING TO SAY ABOUT IT?

The train song is a classic American motif, and this is a fine one, a beautiful Appalachian melody sung in a high lonesome falsetto, with the sort of stoner imagery you'd expect from a group of travelin' hippies (I especially like the bit about passing the drive-in movie). Makes me think of sitting in a backyard in Athens, GA on a summer night watching fireflies and drinking some dude's terrible homebrew.

For some reason, I connect it with this song as well:

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