Different Creatures

Album: Different Creatures (2017)
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  • The title track of Circa Waves' second album, this finds frontman Kieran Shudall's responding to the British Government capping the amount of Syrian refugees allowed into the UK.

    And 20,000 souls are sold tonight
    Making us their home

    Shudall noted to The Independent that it's not always easy for bands to suddenly just step up and "be political". "People are scared of saying something wrong," he said. "I was always fearful of saying anything because I don't know much about politics. But now I'm kind of like, just because I don't follow it too closely doesn't mean I don't care about things. That's why I wrote the song 'Different Creatures' on Syrian refugees."
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