Red

Album: Asleep In The Back (2001)
Charted: 36
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Songfacts®:

  • This was the first single from English alternative Rock band Elbow's debut album, Asleep In The Back.
  • Frontman Guy Garvey told Drowned In Sound: "This was about a concern for a friend who was doing too much speed, to the point where I worried how it was going to turn out for her. She's fine as it turns out."
  • The cello on this track was performed by Ian Burdge, the co-founder of Millenia Strings. Burdge has had much experience in the pop world having recorded for many artists including Travis, David Gray and Paul McCartney.

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