Elephant Song

Album: Music For The People (2009)
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Songfacts®:

  • This song is named after the symbol of Coventry, which is Enemy's home city.
  • Frontman Tom Clarke told The Sun April 17, 2009 that this song was inspired by the band's first trip to Japan. He explained: "It's about being on a plane for 12 hours and landing in Tokyo and it seeming like another planet. It's an amazing place, it's like Mars."

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