Family Tree

Album: Tears, Lies, and Alibis (2010)
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  • In an interview with The Boot, Lynne was asked if this song was directed at a particular family member. She replied: "I think it started out with me being really mad at one particular family member and then turned into, well, hell, I hate you all, f--k off! Somebody asked me, 'What do you think is going to happen when they hear it?' And I said, 'I hope they hear it. Maybe it'll make them do some thinking.' It's not just about my family, it's about everybody's. Sometimes family can be the most hurtful people in the world. I got lucky enough to write a song about it. I hope that when people hear that song they go, 'She knows exactly how I feel. I'm sick of those sons of bitches, too!'"

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