This was my choice of last.fm username, and I actually had the screen open for about a whole day with this filled in, and my email address, password, etc., but didn't quite pull the trigger. So when I changed it to the one that I have, right after clicking enter, it actually said "Welcome, HighwireDays!" or whatever the greeting is. I still somewhat regret not using it, but I would never be able to walk on a highwire, so I'd feel like a poseur if it were my username.
But yeah, as everyone said, it's one of the best songs ever, should've been released as a single, etc. Slightly ahead of "The Ghost In You" as my fav. P-Furs song. It immediately struck me in a very deep way the first time I heard it on 12/31/96, which was also the day I bought Modest Mouse's first album.