Mr. Larkin

Album: Us Against the Crown (2006)

Songfacts®:

  • As told by lead singer Chad Urmston at the November 28, 2005 show at The Sync in Vancouver, BC, "Mr. Larkin" is about a man who went to work at an assisted living facility because his wife was sick and they couldn't afford the facility without the employee discount. This song comes about at a time where he's getting older himself and he is pleading with his boss (Mr. Larkin) to keep his job. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Ian - Batavia, NY

Comments: 1

  • Maria from Saratoga Springs,nyMy sons went to Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor Ct.
    Dispatch played there In 1999(?)!! Also, 2 of my boys went to Tufts and One to Trinity College, so your music lived through them and their mates!
    My youngest of 3 sons sent me the song “Mr. Larkin” just a few minutes ago...I had chills listening to it & had to research it a bit.
    What a beautiful song...Fabulous songwriting!
    Wishing You All Continued Success!
    Best,
    A Mom
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