So Sad (So Fine)

Album: A Sort Of Smile (2004)

Songfacts®:

  • The line, "The train to Brooklyn won't carry you this time" is one of the most recognizeable lines in the song. The song was singer Leslie Beattie's musical response to a well known Brooklyn-based band's 2002 album. Beattie claims that it was carelessly written after watching a program on the Brooklyn Bridge. She was stuck on a lyric and thought the syllables fit.
  • Cantona work quickly when it comes to songwriting. Guitarist Glenn Pittaway will bring in a riff or full song, and drummer Shawn Allen and bassist Erik Noren quickly build onto it. Beattie adds words and melodies at the end. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Nick - Seattle, WA, for above 2

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