The 5 O’Clock Shadow
The title of this song was the name of an article in The American Rifleman. The song is actually several different songs melded together. The original took 15 hours and over 100 takes to get right. There’s definitely some metaphorical stuff going on in the lyrics, though what it’s meant to symbolize is up for interpretation.
The original band is often described as the greatest band of all time.
The Shadow band is an American, alt-rock band fronted by twin sisters. Some members of this band were also members of The Pixies, Throwing Muses and Belly.