The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner by Ben Fold Five
- Don't Change Your Plans
- Hospital Song
- Your Redneck Past
- Your Most Valuable Possession
The album starts off with a storming introduction in the form of Narcolepsy
The whole album is fantastic, and each song is a masterpiece. Army
is a big highlight, superb opening lyrics: "Well I thought about the Army / Dad said 'son you're fucking high!'"
has the lyrics "sha-la lie-lie / la lie lie-lie" which doesn't look very exciting I agree, but that, plus other things, makes it remind me (in a good way) of The Last Polka
from their debut album
. My friends dissagree though so you might want to ignore me.
, which rivals the immortal Underground
in energy and lyrical excitement, is another big track from the album.