True Original
by Eels

Album: Wonderful, Glorious (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • For Wonderful Glorious, his tenth album under the Eels moniker, Mark "E" Everett penned both fictionalized, character-based and life-inspired songs. He told Billboard magazine that this bare-bones strummer, in which he promises to wait for the latest in a string of women, is one of the ones that he penned from a personal perspective.

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