Who We Are

Album: Midnight Special (2012)
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Songfacts®:

  • Kracker sings of a crowd of dive bar regulars trying to drown their sorrows. "I own a bar in Clinton Township," he told The Boot. "I go hang out there when I'm home ... it's a shot and beer joint. It's fun to have your own joint, your own place. I wrote that song one day with Chris Tompkins. It was a fluke, really ... something happened when I was here and I had a morning off, so I called and asked if he wanted to write, and that song came out of it. "
  • The song also pays homage to the way songs capture life by name checking various tunes including: "Margaritaville," "Somebody's Baby," "Mustang Sally" and "Purple Rain."

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