The Way That I Live

Album: Single Release Only (2014)
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  • This piano ballad is the result of a commission by the British luxury fashion house Burberry to write and perform a song to accompany its Christmas TV advert. The commercial stars David and Victoria Beckham's son Romeo larking about in fake snow.
  • Harcourt ended up writing three songs for Burberry's appraisal, before the fashion giant finally approved this one. "It felt like being a court composer, like Mozart," he told The Independent, quickly adding: "Not that I'm comparing myself to Mozart. But, you know, writing things for the court, like… like Michelangelo having to do something for the Vatican."
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