You Kill Me With Silence

Album: Paper Gods (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • This track is the product of Duran Duran's first writing session with Mr. Hudson, who is best known for his work on Kanye West's 808s & Heartbreak album and Jay-Z's Top 10 single "Young Forever."

    The song finds Simon Le Bon lamenting a lover who refuses to reciprocate his affections with even the slightest of words "[Simon and I] were talking about relationship dramas and the fact that silence is such a weapon," said Hudson on the band's website. "Sometimes the smaller, quieter contexts are more tactful, more effective."

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