In The Meantime

Album: Little Victories (2012)

Songfacts®:

  • The first single from Chris Knight's eighth studio album, Little Victories, "In The Meantime" was inspired by the news of the day, with politics and social issues on Knight's mind. He told us: "We had a new president inaugurated, everybody was flipping out over the economy and politicians and also we had a terrible ice storm here in western Kentucky that shut everything down for a month or two here. We were out of electricity for three weeks. A lot of people out here were out for a month. And people were standing in lines outside of the hardware stores, because they didn't have anything, they weren't prepared. They didn't have nothing. They had to go to church gymnasiums and live, because they didn't have any way to take care of themselves when a disaster struck. And it's like, what the heck, people?

    And then two months after the ice storm all these generators started showing up in the classifieds for sale. People went out and bought generators to get through the ice storm and then two months later they go and sell them. Like it's never going to happen again. So it's like dadgum, people."

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