Last Dance (3:10)

Cover of Fear and Whiskey

From Fear and Whiskey and 5 other releases

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  • Seederman

    The melody of Tom Petty's "Wildflowers" resembles this a lot, especially the fiddle line. Almost suspiciously so...

    23 Jun 2013 Reply
  • AlgernonMabus

    it'll be alright.

    8 Mar 2013 Reply
  • prominence_la

    Seriously - just because there's a splendid fiddle part, doesn't mean it's "country". That being said - splendid fiddling.

    30 Sep 2011 Reply
  • ctd55

    Sublime. The culmination of the album: a glorious three-minute pop song about love-at -a distance built up from restless (occasionally tentative) country-cum-post-punk experimentation of the rest of the album. A song in which a fiddle and a guitar fight it out to express the emotions on display: the evocative fiddling is the beauty of her dancing, the pounding drums and driving guitar are the intensity of his ardor. The second verse is a perfect encapsulation of her beauty on on the dance floor ("So beautiful, you were waltzing / Little frozen rivers all covered in snow"), a beauty so overwhelming that he repeats to those lines to get the point across. Still, her beauty paralyzes him ("I wanted to say fall in love with me"); it's just too much. And then he howls into the night--but it's not a howl of pain; it's jubilation, exuberance. Yes, she'll be here tomorrow night. Yes, she'll be dancing. Yes, he'll be watching. Yes, he'll ask her then. Yes. Yes!

    19 Nov 2009 Reply
  • imaginarypetbat

    alt-country??? heh heh

    27 Aug 2009 Reply
  • drainagerelated

    Tunekeep, gonna need another.... and one more thing, make it a double..

    23 Aug 2009 Reply
  • drainagerelated

    make mine a Mekons on the rocks

    15 Aug 2009 Reply
  • scalamalx

    Lotta soul those Mekons...

    23 May 2009 Reply

    nice *♫♪ ♫♪ ♥♥♥

    28 Apr 2009 Reply
  • IRONICtypo

    Susie Honeyman's fiddle = ftw.

    20 Mar 2009 Reply
  • joescratch

    violin. how can you not love it?

    9 Jan 2009 Reply
  • fredxmertz

    love love love this song. I have the disc FEAR AND WHISKEY- it was already ancient when I bought it but its been in my top ten for most of the last 15 years. CLASSIC!

    6 Oct 2008 Reply
  • pyramidExpander

    I like their compellingly listenable Heaven and Hell double CD, which has this song on it.

    3 Sep 2008 Reply

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