Mirror, Mirror

Album: Shame, Shame (2010)

Songfacts®:

  • Co-frontman Scott McMicken explained this track to Express Night Out: "It really does kind of kick into high gear. I knew in that whole song there's a certain level of desperation there's a furious deal behind it, so when it got to that end it just felt dark, lost: 'Someone gave you bad directions / Were you in the wrong place at the wrong time' and the whole thing about finding a body in the river and stuff. It felt suddenly like a scary movie; so I wanted things to truck up into this chase feel, like a bullet train or something."

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