John Hiatt: “Mile High” from Walk On

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About “Mile High”

“Mile High” is a hidden song by John Hiatt from his album Walk On.

After the last song (“Friend Of Mine”) there is 12 minutes of train sound effects followed by the song “Mile High.” Also reported as “You Are My Life.”

About Walk On

John Hiatt’s 1995 album Walk On is considered one of his most accomplished works, showcasing the veteran singer-songwriter’s insightful lyricism and guitar-driven roots rock. The album features a diverse range of musical styles, from the soulful ballad “Cry Love” to the rollicking “Shredding the Document” to the country-tinged “Hometown Blues.” Hiatt’s songwriting shines throughout, as he tackles themes of love, loss, and redemption with his signature blend of wit and wisdom.

One of the standout tracks on Walk On is “Graduated,” a poignant reflection on the passage of time and the inevitability of change. The song’s gentle acoustic melody and Hiatt’s plaintive vocals perfectly capture the bittersweet nostalgia of looking back on one’s life. Another highlight is the title track, a driving rocker that showcases Hiatt’s dynamic guitar work and bluesy vocal delivery.

Walk On is a testament to John Hiatt’s enduring talent as a songwriter and performer, and remains a beloved entry in his extensive discography.

How to find “Mile High”

On CD: Play through the last track (“Friend Of Mine”)

Listen to “Mile High”

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