The Long Way Around

Album: Standing In The Breach (2014)
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Songfacts®:

  • This song begins with Browne crooning, "I don't know what to say about these days," and continues with a couple of introspective verses. The third verse, however, is more direct, a stark statement about guns: "It's never been that hard to buy a gun. Now they'll sell a Glock 19 to just about anyone."

    "I admit that the gun reference arrives quite suddenly," Browne told The Independent. "But it was a very brief opportunity to say something about it."

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