Fitz and the Dizzyspells

Album: Noble Beast (2009)

Songfacts®:

  • Andrew Bird (from Drowned In Sound): "The operative word here is 'flail.' Put away the china and just go berserk. It helps with blood flow and confusing predators. The song goes from catastrophic forces of nature: violent storms, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions to internal turmoil. Night terrors brought on by ingestion of hallucinogenic aubergines. Talks about language and how we must sew our own coats and not depend on old definitions: a theme readdressed in the song 'Nomenclature.'"

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