The Stuff of 2011: My Morning Jacket's "Outta My System"

How can you not love a song that opens with the line “They told me not to smoke drugs / but I wouldn't listen”? I love this ever-evolving band not only for their excellent guitar handling but for their sense of humour. Both qualities are on display to great effect on this track, which I probably listened to about 500 times this year.


You'll find the rest of our "Stuff of 2011" posts here. If there's something you enjoyed this year that you'd like to share, write something about it and email it to us at by December 21. We'll post some of our favourites. 

"Outta My System" was chosen by Erin Letson, a Toronto-based writer and editor who blogs about digestive health at Fix My Gut ( You can follow her on Twitter @erinletson.


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