Sugar Honey Ice & Tea

Songfacts®:

  • Did you clock what "Sugar Honey Ice & Tea" stands for? Vocalist and lyricist Oli Sykes thought it was a well-known phrase but none of his bandmates cottoned on for ages. He eventually had to tell them it stands for s--t. Sykes told Kerrang: "Everyone was just thinking I was saying some words because it had a nice ring to it, but my dad used to say it if he'd stub his toe. He'd go, 'Sugar, honey, ice and tea!'"
  • Keyboardist Jordan Fish told Kerrang the story of the tune: "One of the heavier, riffy songs. It's got a metal-meets-britpop feel to it. It went through a few different variations, but we nailed it in the end. It's quite fun and quirky, so I think it'll be a good one to play live."

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