The Unknown

Album: Black Swan (2009)
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  • After Athlete's third album Beyond the Neighbourhood flopped, the band were dropped by Parlophone and they found themselves without a record company and struggling financially. Using money they'd begged and borrowed, they set about making Black Swan. This song is Athlete's musical pep talk to themselves, written when they were running out of cash to pay the bills.

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