Album: Outside Inside (2001)

Songfacts®:

  • Written by String Cheese keyboard player Kyle Hollingsworth, this song has a New Orleans funk feel. Hollingsworth says the groove was inspired by the 1974 Little Feat song "Skin It Back."
  • This song describes people who work hard trying to reach their goals, but find themselves unfulfilled. In our interview with Kyle Hollingsworth, he said: "I was trying to have a moral to the story, so it was speaking more so about being focused on what's real and less about commercial interests. I was being more introspective and less concerned about outward appearance - less concerned about commercialism and being more true to yourself."

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