The Part of Him

Album: English Oceans (2014)
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  • This Patterson Hood penned song is a scathing takedown of the procession of scandals that plague the political world year after year. "It's about political assholery - there's someone new playing that role every few months," he said. "As soon as we get rid of one of them, someone comes up and starts playing that part again."

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