If you own a Fastball album, it's probably their second one, All The Pain Money Can Buy
, with the hits "The Way
" and "Out Of My Head
." But the band kept making music and built up an impressive, if little-heard, catalog. "'Til I Get It Right" is one of those songs that Fastball diehards love.
The guy in the song is alternately emboldened and despondent as he tries to muster up the courage to contact his ex. He can't bring himself to do it, but he comes close when he finds himself at a bar where they are playing one of his favorite songs. "That's a great statement about how music can take the edge off all kinds of stuff," Fastball's Tony Scalzo said in a Songfacts interview