Album: Before These Crowded Streets (1998)

Songfacts®:

  • According to the live CD/DVD set Weekend On The Rocks, "Pig" has an alternate version: "Don't Burn The Pig." The songs are identical, musically, however. >>
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    Derek - Puyallup, WA
  • Matthews cautions us that life is short and we should take time to appreciate the good times instead of wasting our days worrying about what the future holds. "It's just another seize-the-day tune," he explained in a MTV documentary on the making of the album. "They're a dime a dozen, aren't they?"

    The singer is basically telling us to live in the moment, only he'd never put it that way. "Yeah I must believe it to a point, but boy do I wanna slap people when they say, 'I'm living for the moment.' Oh, go bite me," he added.

Comments: 1

  • Matt from Kinzers, PaThis is probably my favorite song lyrically
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