The Hustle

Album: FLOTUS (2016)
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Songfacts®:

  • This 18-minute epic is about dancing to cheeseball '70s hits at weddings. It was inspired by a Quaker wedding in rural Tennessee that Lambchop mainman Kurt Wagner attended where a colleague of his wife got married. Wagner recalled to Uncut:

    "There was a rainstorm in the middle, then everybody was getting down at the end. I didn't know why all these people knew how to synchronize their dancing, and then Mary explained to me it was the f---ing Hustle."
  • The "Flotus" album title is an abbreviation for "For Love Often Turns Us Still."

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