Lazy Flies
by Beck

Album: Mutations (1998)

Songfacts®:

  • Beck described this mix of imagination and reality as, "this imaginary movie about some colonial, futuristic backwater. But it also contains elements of the barrio I grew up in. I grew up in that seedy part of LA where all the Salvadorean mechanics and maids who work in the big mansions of the super-rich elite in the Hollywood Hills live."
  • Beck premiered the song on stage on January 10, 1999 in New York. Afterwards, he commented, "That's a lot of chords!"

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