Chalkdust Torture

Album: A Picture Of Nectar (1992)
  • This song is about school and how the singer feels that he just wasted the best years of his life attending it. >>
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    John - Santa Cruz, CA
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  • Daniel from Parsippany, NjIf I remember correctly, guitarist/singer/songwriter Trey Anastasio said, in Entertainment Weekly in 2000, that this was his favorite song to play live with Phish.
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