Dead Air

Album: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • This song finds Chvrches' vocalist Lauren Mayberry singing of persisting amongst the lies and propaganda emitting from the rulers, despite there being little hope:

    I will never believe what they say
    There is a strength in enduring.


    The Scottish electronic band previously sung of truth and lies on the The Bones of What You Believe track "Lies." That time it was in the context of a personal relationship.
  • The song has had a number of working titles, including "Richard Pryor," "Gene Wilder" and "Eddie Murphy. It was titled "Sarah Silverman" during Chvrches performance of the tune at their O2 Academy Brixton show on October 30, 2014.

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Boz Scaggs

Boz ScaggsSongwriter Interviews

The "Lowdown" and "Lido Shuffle" singer makes a habit of playing with the best in the business.

Janet Jackson

Janet JacksonFact or Fiction

Was Janet secretly married at 18? Did she gain 60 pounds for a movie role that went to Mariah Carey? See what you know about Ms. Jackson.

Black Sabbath

Black SabbathFact or Fiction

Dwarfs on stage with an oversize Stonehenge set? Dabbling in Satanism? Find out which Spinal Tap-moments were true for Black Sabbath.

Tom Waits Lyrics Quiz

Tom Waits Lyrics QuizMusic Quiz

Pool balls, magpies and thorns without roses - how well do you know your Tom Waits lyrics?

Def Leppard Quiz

Def Leppard QuizMusic Quiz

Can you name Def Leppard's only #1 hit in America? Get rocked with this adrenalized quiz.

Chad Channing (Nirvana, Before Cars)

Chad Channing (Nirvana, Before Cars)Songwriter Interviews

Chad tells tales from his time as drummer for Nirvana, and talks about his group Before Cars.