Album: No More Idols (2011)
Charted: 21

Songfacts®:

  • British drum-and-bass duo Chase & Status' fifth single from their No More Idols album was released in the United Kingdom on May 2, 2011. The song features vocals from upcoming British singer-songwriter Delilah, who also records under the name of Paloma Ayana. She also co-wrote the song with Chase & Status and Plan B. The latter has worked with the drum-and-bass duo before, having provided vocals for their hits "Pieces" and "End Credits."
  • The harrowing Lindy Heymann directed video is a tale of domestic violence, focusing on the effects of alcohol abuse on a family. The clip mainly is taken from the viewpoint of a grown-up daughter, who represents Delilah's vocal. She is played by Sky Lourie whose most notable previous part was as Elisabeth in the miniseries The Pillars of the Earth. Heymann explained to Promo News how the video came about: "I think the label had been looking for the right treatment for sometime. So I was quite late into the mix. Chase & Status want to make videos that challenge their audience to think about the times we are living in. Their last two videos were very strong and got a lot of attention, so the bar was obviously quite high. The brief I got from them was fairly open – but they wanted to emphasize the hopeless aspects of love and suggested British kitchen sink drama / social realism as a starting point – and they seemed open to dealing with difficult domestic issues – such as alcoholism and violence."
  • Saul "Chase" Milton told Digital Spy why they decided to hook up with Delilah: "When making the album we wanted to find some new singers that hadn't worked with anyone else. We heard one track from Delilah and just thought her voice was out of this world and immediately agreed that we'd love to work with her."
  • Chase described the cut to Digital Spy as: "A hardcore, reminiscent, early, jungly, ravey, love song..."

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