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One of the songs that introduced Folk singer-songwriter Ben Howard to the British public in early 2011, "The Wolves" was released as a single on June 3, 2011 as a digital download, entering the UK Singles Chart at #97. Eight months later it was given a full single release on February 27, 2012, this time reaching the top 75.
The song finds Howard using fairy tale lyrics to lament about human nature, as he sings with a tortured cry, "We've lost faith in the arms of love."
He wrote "She Blinded Me With Science" so he could direct a video about a home for deranged scientists.
Mark Arm of Mudhoney
When he was asked to write a song for the Singles
soundtrack, Mark thought the Seattle grunge scene was already overblown, so that's what he wrote about.