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  • On this song guitarist Russell Lissack plays a glockenspiel and Mbira (an African percussion instrument). Singer Kele Okereke explained on the band's record label's website: "We sampled the Mbira and Glockenspiel and laid them over each other, and had this kind of shimmering feeling – the aim was to have this Steve Reich-esque, percussive, moving thing. I wrote the lyric around that."

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