Monkey Riches

Album: Centipede Hz (2012)

Songfacts®:

  • Dave 'Avey Tare' Portner wonders, "how I even wrote this song, does this not occur to almost everyone?" as he croons about the state of our planet. Josh "Deakin" Dibb told AUX Magazine: "I was really psyched on the lyrical content of it from Dave's perspective in terms of liability. I guess it's one of the closest things we have to an environmental song. That's him struggling with the reality of our environmental footprint. I get really pysched on that side of it. It almost reminds me, energy-wise, like what was cool about the JB's. And Bob Marley. Not that I think most people would pick up on any sort of message in that regards, but I think that's sort of cool, that it kind of feels like that to me when playing it."

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