Under a Paper Moon

Album: Dirty Work (2011)
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  • Amongst the left-field influences for the American Pop-Punk band All Time Low's fourth studio album, Dirty Work, is Jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald. Lyrically, a tribute to the First Lady of Song, "Under a Paper Moon" finds frontman Alex Gaskarth attempting to expand on the ideas presented in her version of the standard "It's Only A Paper Moon." "I think what a lot of people don't realize is that - especially for some of our older fans who knew us as the guys who grew up on Blink and Green Day - is that I have very eclectic tastes in music," Gaskarth told Billboard magazine. "Especially on this record, those influences really came into play."

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