Wicker Plane

Album: Year of the Crow (2007)
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  • On the State Radio website, lead singer Chad Urmston says of this song: "A pilot crashes down in a city park in a wicker plane in the middle of a hurricane. He is shunned by the locals, except for a little boy. The boy helps him haul his plane to the roof deck of the skyscraper where he lives. It is then up for interpretation whether the boy takes off in the plane by himself and perpetuates the cycle in becoming the pilot who subsequently crashes down somewhere else repeating the scenario or if the boy and the pilot take off together or... (the darker theme) that the pilot was imagined and the boy committed suicide off the building (lovely garden can mean the earth and sky or it can mean heaven)." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    adam - Boulder, CO

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