Prairie Dog Town

Songfacts®:

  • Hornsby told The Express Night Out that the theme of this song is don't judge the book by its cover. He explained: "You see these prairie dog towns riding in the Dakotas, and they look so cute and loveable and pet-able but in reality they're nasty-ass creatures."
  • Hornsby added: "I also just thought it was an interesting idea to try and marry hip-hop and a folk song. Me singing along playing dulcimer and singing with this hip-hop beat. And it stays that way for a bit, but then the drums kick in to make it rowdier."

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  • Mark from Atlanta, GaThe fact that the word Bush is capitalized proves it is about more than a literal animal colony. The political message is obvious.
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