I'm Leaving You

Album: Alone in the Universe (2015)
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  • Jeff Lynne pretended he was Roy Orbison when he was writing this ballad. He told Uncut: "I often think about Roy in his early days, how him and his mate, Joe Nelson, used to make up their songs. They used to sit around strumming and I thought, 'I wonder what chord they'd go to in this song…' It seemed to work, as it does sound like an old Roy Orbison B-side. It's not as good as one of his, of course, but there you go."
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