Hanging On Too Long

Album: Rockferry (2008)

Songfacts®:

  • Duffy in The Sun February 29, 2008: "I wrote that with Jimmy Hogarth and Eg White around the time of 'Warwick Avenue.' We put it down as a template and I went to stay in a hotel. That night I remember feeling that the song was drowning. I sometimes get these horrible, overwhelming feelings that things aren't going the right way. I felt scared. I knew I had to sing it the next day and be really clever with my phrasing. A couple of days after that, I heard it back and was very grateful I had realized what to do. The agony of that sleepless night was worth it. It's hard to turn a song around if you don't approach it in the right way."

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