Dark & Long

Album: Dubnobasswithmyheadman (1994)
Charted: 57
  • Asked about his lyrics by Uncut, Underworld's Karl Hyde told the magazine they are "mapped journeys." He explained: "They start at a point in a city and I go to another point and I document the things I see, hear, smell, interjected with things they invoke in me."

    "'Dark & Long' was written in Minnesota on the prairies, with thunder clouds coming in."
  • The Dark Train mix of this song appears in a scene of the 1996 film Trainspotting, when Mark Renton is going through withdrawal.


Be the first to comment...

Ben Kowalewicz of Billy TalentSongwriter Interviews

The frontman for one of Canada's most well-known punk rock bands talks about his Eddie Vedder encounter, Billy Talent's new album, and the importance of rock and roll.

Emmylou HarrisSongwriter Interviews

She thinks of herself as a "song interpreter," but back in the '80s another country star convinced Emmylou to take a crack at songwriting.

DevoSongwriter Interviews

Devo founders Mark Mothersbaugh and Jerry Casale take us into their world of subversive performance art. They may be right about the De-Evoloution thing.

George ClintonSongwriter Interviews

When you free your mind, your ass may follow, but you have to make sure someone else doesn't program it while it's wide open.

Mike Rutherford (Genesis, Mike + The Mechanics)Songwriter Interviews

Mike talks about the "Silent Running" storyline and "Land Of Confusion" in the age of Trump.

Petula ClarkSongwriter Interviews

Petula talks about her hits "Downtown" and "Don't Sleep In The Subway," and explains her Michael Jackson connection.