Webisode | Behind The Tune – Widespread Panic Saint Ex

In 2010 Widespread Panic released their latest studio album, Dirty Side Down, which contains a hard-driving rocker called “Saint Ex” sung passionately by John Bell. The song has become a staple of the band’s live shows and today our friends at MoBoogie have shared a webisode detailing the story behind “Saint Ex.”

Bell recounts how Antoine de Saint Exupery’s The Little Prince is at the heart of his lyrics for the song, while Jimmy Herring provided the basics of the music. Check out Behind The Tune -Saint Ex:

Here’s a look at Widespread Panic’s fall dates:

09/20/13 Snowden Grove Amphitheater -Southaven, MS
09/21/13 Snowden Grove Amphitheater -Southaven, MS
09/22/13 Taft Theatre -Cincinnati, OH
09/24/13 The Fillmore Detroit (State Theatre) -Detroit, MI
09/26/13 Riverside Theater -Milwaukee, WI
09/27/13 Riverside Theater -Milwaukee, WI
09/28/13 Riverside Theater -Milwaukee, WI
09/29/13 Murat Theatre @ Old National Centre -Indianapolis, IN
10/01/13 SIU Arena -Carbondale, IL
10/03/13 Tuscaloosa Amphitheater -Tuscaloosa, AL
10/04/13 Family Circle Stadium -Charleston, SC
10/05/13 Family Circle Stadium -Charleston, SC
10/25/13 & 10/26/13 Austin City Limits Live at Moody Theater -Austin, TX
10/27/13 Bayou Music Center -Houston, TX
10/29/13 The Brady Theater -Tulsa, OK
10/31/13 -11/02/13 Keifer Uno Lakefront Arena* -New Orleans, LA
*11/1 w/The New Orleans Suspects
*11/2 w/Bonerama
11/05/13 The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theatre* -Miami, FL
*w/Roosevelt Collier & Bobby Lee Rodgers Band
11/06/13 Moran Theater -Jacksonville, FL
11/08/13 & 11/09/13 -Exploreasheville.com Arena -Asheville, NC
11/12/13 Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric -Baltimore, MD
11/14/13 Landmark Theatre -Syracuse, NY
11/15/13 Orpheum Theatre -Boston, MA
11/16/13 Theater at MSG -New York, NY


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