Leaky Lifeboat (for Gregory Corso)

Album: The Eternal (2009)

Songfacts®:

  • The band explained this tribute to Beat poet Gregory Corso in publicity materials: "The NYC beat poet Gregory Corso once referred to life on Earth as a leaky lifeboat. This tune expounds on this rumination."

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