2006 rockabilly anarchy over industrial pollution. In a recent interview frontman JD Wilkes explained what this song is about:
The Union Carbide nuclear facility in Paducah KY has leaked toxic waste into the water supply for years, come to find out…producing mutations in its employees. And not far from that site, is where one of the first American school-shootings occurred. Coincidence? I think not.
They put somethin’ in the water
somethin’ weird in the water
killin’ your sisters and your brothers
somthin’ in the cold, cold water