Wading In The Velvet Sea

Album: The Story Of The Ghost (1998)
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Songfacts®:

  • Phish played this in their second set at their last show on August 15, 2004, in Coventry, VT. This show was very emotional for the band, and on this song more than any other, singer/keyboard player Page McConnell struggled to sing it without tearing and sobbing a bit. He didn't even get out the first line, and they have to repeat that part because he could not get past the words "I took a moment from my day" without sniffling and crying a bit. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Derek - Raleigh, NC

Comments: 7

  • Randy from Ashland, OhI WAS THERE! It was all so surreal,..so emotional, like a dream. When this song played, alot of people just cried,..literally,
    including myself. Four days of total bliss at the coventry airport,..so many people,..and it rained almost the entire time. There
    was mud everywhere, tents,every minute of every day there was was total freedom. I felt like I knew what "woodstock" was like.
  • Dave In Detroit from Detroit, MiNo one has said why it is such an emotional song to get through...
    Maybe he just swallowed a bug at the wrong time, all I'm sayin'...
  • Ellen from Louisville, KyThe first time I ever heard this song, I thought it was one of the most beautiful things I had ever heard. I was lucky enough to hear them play it as their last song in Wisconsin on their last tour.
  • Chris from Ada, OkWow...Wow! This song gets me all emotional. I love it. Not you usual phish song but phish is by far my favorite band. If you have never listened to it, please please do. It is amazing.
  • Barry from New York, NcIt wan't "Paige" it was "Page" P-A-G-E.
  • Lane Presson from Jackson, WyIt was Paige
  • Sheehan from Mentor, OhI thought it was Paige that couldnt finish the song. But yeah that was a very emotional song for them to get through.
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