Epilepsy is Dancing

Album: The Crying Light (2008)
  • Mojo magazine May 2009 asked Antony Hegarty where the line "I'm finding my rhythm as I twist in the snow" came from. He replied: "I just made it up. We're all twisting in the snow, trying to figure out who we are and how we can be in balance and harmony with the environment. I had this idea of a seizure, of being totally out of control physically, and then looking back on it and seeing choreography to it. I put to a waltz for that reason. It's formal. You look at it from a local perspective and none o it makes sense, but then you step back and see that it's a pattern. Even in times of trauma everything is as it should be. Seemingly terrible events form you. There's tenderness to things being broken."
  • This was released as the first single from The Crying Light.
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