Turn my back on the rot that’s been planning the plot, because I’m gonna
No need for me to wait, because I wanna
No need, two, three and too late, because I’m gonna
Hate to say I told you so....
I do believe I told you so....
-- The Hives, “Hate to Say I Told You So”
It’s somewhat ironic that the alterna-hit by The Hives hit U.S. airwaves in mid 2002, just as the stateside housing bubble was starting to gain a head of steam and the economy was setting itself up to grow at an untenable pace.