Southern Pacifica

Album: Change of Time (2010)


  • This is a track from American singer-songwriter Josh Ritter's sixth album, So Runs the World Away. He told Express Night Out about the song: "It's a song about being on a train and not knowing where you're gonna go, but knowing you're gonna meet your destiny out there. It's an intense song - it's about rolling past the predators in the night. Where I grew up, trains would go through towns at all hours. I'd get to see them roll right by the grade school where I went to school. The (school) field ended at the train tracks and the trains would go all over the place - New Orleans, Albuquerque, all these incredible places I wanted to see."


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