• Speaking with ABC Radio, bass player James Johnston described this track as "quite a different song for us in style."

    "It's the same chords all the way through the verse and the chorus... 10 years ago we would've balked at that idea," he explained. "Our songs used to contain so many different ideas in one song. But there's something nice just about settling on that groove and keeping it motoring along."
  • Vocalist Simon Neil told DIY magazine that the band might not have recorded the song in their older days. "It had a bit of a 50s vibe – and then we listened to a band called Midnight Oil and there was something about it," he explained. "So, we tried to build this almost acoustic rock sound, as inspired by them. I think it's really quite pop and I think we might've been a bit scared of the simplicity of a song like that on previous albums. This time, that wasn't in our thoughts at all."


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