Farmhouse

Album: Farmhouse (2000)

Songfacts®:

  • Trey Anastasio and Tom Marshall wrote this at a Vermont farmhouse that inspired the song. When they arrived, there was a note saying something like: "Welcome. This is a farmhouse. We have cluster flies this time of year. There is little we can do." This was incorporated into the lyrics. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Matt - Stratham, NH

Comments: 4

  • Randy from Ashland, Ohgood tune,..no matter where you go in life, there's always some heartache no matter how nice things may seem,..at first.
    Poor Tray.
  • Jon from North Reading, MaTrey wrote the music, but the lyrics are all Marshall.
  • Josh from New York, BarbadosTrey Anastasio and Tom Marshall wrote this at a Vermont farmhouse that inspired the song. When they arrived, there was a note saying something like: "Welcome. This is a farmhouse. We have cluster flies this time of year. There is little we can do." This was incorporated into the lyrics. (thanks, Matt - Stratham, NH)
  • Leah from Pittsfield, MaI take it that a girl broke Trey's heart and (in the 3rd verse) he goes to a farmhouse to get away from things and see the bigger picture, and realizes the stinging conclusion that all of his pain is part of a cycle and he will have to bear it and go through the rest of the cycle.
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