Dragonfly

Album: The Elephant Riders (1998)

Songfacts®:

  • This was inspired by Clutch's change of location from Maryland to West Virginia, where they lived in a very old house built in 1760. In our 2013 interview with Neil Fallon, the vocalist/guitarist told us: "I think a lot of that had to do with the fact that I'd moved from a very homogenized suburban setting into a very rural setting. I found it quite magical in places, and was intrigued by sort of the occult magic that happens in nature. That's the genesis of those lyrics."

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