Cigarette Lit

Album: not released on an album (2004)

Songfacts®:

  • This song was not actually recorded with the Dave Matthews Band; it was recorded by Dave and Friends during the Some Devil sessions but did not make the cut. The song is about Dave's attempt at quitting smoking, and how hard it really is to stop. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Mike - Rome, NY
  • In a Guitar World interview, Matthews explained why he nixed the track: "With Some Devil, there was one song we axed called 'Cigarette Lit,' which despite being a great song didn't end up on the album because it was slightly oversized, it's chest was a little too full compared to everything else. When I rejected it, I asked myself, 'Am I being a moron?' Now, I'm happy with that decision. Sometimes you have to let things be what they are."

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