Sugar

Album: The Weight Of Your Love (2013)
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  • The Weight of Your Love found singer and principal songwriter Tom Smith writing directly about love in a manner he never has before. The Editors' frontman told The Sun: "Whether it's about a break-up, or is twisted and dark, about the damaging side of love, or is simply about traditional love, this is certainly the theme of the album — and in two of the song titles. A song like 'Sugar' is about love but also has that jealousy issue going through it.

    "I do let my imagination get carried away when I write," he continued. "I don't agree you have to be sad to write a sad song and vice versa. Writers have imaginations. The whole tortured artist thing is bulls--t."
  • The video for the dark love song was directed by by Joe Vanhoutteghem (Balthazar's "Sinking Ship"). It was filmed in a disused abattoir in Antwerp, Belgium over three days during February 2014.

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