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Album: 100 Miles From Memphis (2010)
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  • This spare, dramatic ballad is the one song on 100 Miles From Memphis for which Crow has sole writing credit. Lyrically, the song struggles with some hard truths. "That one is really a plea to make everything quit going so fast," she explained. "Life has reached this epic point of being out of control. There's so much chaos everywhere you look. And especially when you have a little kid, you just want to protect the people you love from all that pain."
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