The column of vertebrae that supports the back seems to be a favorite topic of the band when it comes to songwriting.
- My Man - While the word "spine" is never used, the song is about a man with paralysis
- The Spine Surfs Alone
- I Need Some Lovin' - "To dry the ocean of tears running down my spine"
- Letterbox - "When you took a bite out of my spine"
- This Damn Band - "They're crushing my spine"
- This Land Is Your Land - "To the spinal corridors"
- Tractor - "You've got the […] spine of a vending machine"
- Which Describes How You're Feeling - "Even straighter than his spine"