It Was My Season

Album: The Silver Gymnasium (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • This the opening track from The Silver Gymnasium, the seventh album by the Austin, Texas-based indie band Okkervil River. The record is a love letter to Meriden, New Hampshire, where frontman Will Sheff grew up and this song finds him recounting happy memories of childhood summers spent there in the '80s.
  • This song's music video features a stage set painted in 1919 by artist Maxfield Parrish. It is now preserved in Meridian's town hall.

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