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Charlie Fink, the band's singer and chief songwriter told the Sunday Times July 6, 2008 that "Shape of My Heart" is "a celebration song, but it's a celebration of loneliness. So you've got that optimism, but there's an underlying melancholy that I think most people understand. The song is like a party for the uninvited."
The band's name is a marriage of the title of one of their favorite films, The Squid and the Whale and Noah Baumbach, who directed the movie.
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