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Drummer Brann Dailor (who writes most of the lyrics) told MTV News that this song is meant as a homage to his deceased sister. He explained: "My sister passed away when I was a teenager and it was awful, and there's no better way to pay tribute to a lost loved one than having an opportunity to be in a group with my friends and we make art together. Her name was Skye, so Crack The Skye means a lot… read more

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  • Reminds me of Pink Floyd a little bit. Awesome song!
  • amazing unique live performance at aragon gives goosebumps
  • Great song. AMAZING solo!
  • Really good LP.
  • Scott's vocals here are my favourite vocals ever.
  • R.I.P Skye :'( this song, and this album as a whole is a beautiful homage and has a huge emotional depth, it's different from their other albums, and turned out to be one of my favorite Mastodon albums
  • delicious.
  • God do I love the chorus.

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