Heartwarming: The Mountain Goats
- "San Bernadino."
We were safe insideAnd our new son cried,"San Bernadino welcomes you"
- "Going to Georgia."
The most remarkable thing about you standing in the doorwayIs that it's you, and that you're standing in the doorway
- "Sax Rohmer #1."
I am coming home to youIf it's the last thing that I do
- Depending on your interpretation, "1 Samuel 15:23" can be this, especially the final verse:
My house will be for all people who have nowhere to goMy supply of shining crystals a shield against the snowThere's more like me where I come from, so mark our shapesGo down to the netherworld, plant grapes
- "Color In Your Cheeks," which is about a drug house that serves as a haven for outcasts.
They came in by the dozens, walking or crawlingSome were bright-eyed, some were dead on their feetAnd they came from Zimbabwe or from Soviet GeorgiaEast St. Louis or from Paris or they lived across the streetBut they came, and when they finally made it hereIt was the least we could do to make our welcome clear
- The entirety of "Never Quite Free". Everything about it is so soft and calming.
It's so good to learnThat right outside your windowThere's only friendly fields and open roadsAnd you'll sleep better when you thinkYou've stepped back from the brinkAnd found some peace inside yourselfLay down your heavy load
- "You Were Cool" is about someone telling a friend who was bullied in high school that he/she deserved better, and celebrating that their lives got better.