Josaphine

Album: Circles Around the Sun (2012)

Songfacts®:

  • Dispatch's vocalist and guitarist, Chad Urmston, revealed to us just who the inspiration was behind this song: "When I was on the trains in White River Junction along the border of New Hampshire and Vermont, we met these taggers who were painting up a junker freight going nowhere and one of the girls had a large 'Manchvegas' tattooed across her back. I don't remember her name...maybe it's Josaphine... maybe it's Maybelline."
  • Circles Around the Sun marked Dispatch's first studio album since Who Are We Living For?, which was released in 2000. We asked Urmston if he approached songwriting differently 12 years down the line: "It's about the same. Watch a made up band in a dream and then realize upon waking that the band doesn't really exist and then trying to remember my favorite song by them."

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