An Act Of Kindness

Album: Wild World (2016)

Songfacts®:

  • A track from Bastille's second album, Wild World, "An Act of Kindness" finds lead singer Dan Smith in healthy spirits thanks to a good deed. "We talk quite a lot about our music having kind of darker subject matter with these kind of optimistic-sounding, hopeful tracks, and I think this is almost like the flipside of that," he told Radio.com. "But actually, it's about a kind of Good Samaritan narrative in the context of everything that's happening at the moment in the world and being in a sea where everyone keeps their heads down, so in their life, just one small act of kindness can completely transform a day, or a situation, or a week, and can follow you all the time and that you can feel kind of worthy or unworthy of that."

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