No Such Thing

Album: Pandelirium (2006)

Songfacts®:

  • In this track, lead singer Shack Shaker JD Wilkes sings about all the things that couldn't possibly be real, some logical (a three-dollar bill), and others downright downtrodden (The last ray of hope beatin' down on me).

    Wilkes refers to the song as "the anthem of nihilism." The song, he says, was about a girl: his version of "Nobody loves me. Maybe I'll go eat worms." (Here's our full interview with JD Wilkes.)
  • JD Wilkes feels that the band recorded the song too fast. When they perform it live, they slow it down.

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