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Possum Kingdom(Interscope, 1994)

Possum Kingdom was an alternative rock song by American band Toadies. It was the second single off their 1994 album Rubberneck. The song’s origins lie in folklore from the band’s native state of Texas. Possum Kingdom Lake is near Fort Worth. Possum Kingdom was to be a continuation from their song I Burn. I Burn was about cult members immolating (sacrificing often by burning) themselves so they could ascend to a higher plane. Possum Kingdom was about one of the people going to the lake to find someone to join him. The music video depicts a murder at the lake, which is expressed in the song. Possum Kingdom peaked at #3 on the Canadian alternative chart; #4 on American Modern Rock chart and #9 on the American Mainstream Rock Tracks charts.

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