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Album: Truth and SoulReleased: 1988
Fishbone lead singer/saxman Angelo Moore wrote this song with their guitarist, Kendall Jones. "That's about my mom and dad," Angelo said in our 2013 interview
. "My mom and dad were going through a divorce at the time and I was up in my room writing it down, just writing down what was going on. I brought it to rehearsal, the lyrics. Kendall and Norwood [bass player Norwood Fisher] had some musical riffs that they had put together, and the lyrics fit right in there. They fit right in, and 'Hey, that's a song right there.'"
Despite the song's subject matter, it is still done with Fishbone's trademark party vibe, as Angelo Moore sings about the devastating effects of divorce over some funky riffs. Moore has a lot of energy, and even his most personal songs are expressed with some tempo.