Sister Cities

Album: Sister Cities (2018)

Songfacts®:

  • This is the title track of The Wonder Years' sixth album. Lead vocalist Dan Campbell told Kerrang it's a song about a couple of days the band spent in Santiago, Chile.

    "We were on tour in Latin America, and just before boarding our flight we found out our show had been canceled. There's a feeling I sometimes get in a foreign country where I imagine myself as an apparition, kind of passing through the lives of the locals, not understanding their conversations, mostly unnoticed, and with nowhere to go or real reasons for being there anymore, that feeling was amplified.

    At dinner we found out people from the local music community reached out and were willing to put on a show for us. The next day, they came in pickup trucks and helped load our gear into it. They drove us out to a rehearsal space that had a stage and PA and we laughed and joked and played music together. Across any language or cultural barriers, we connected."

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