No Time for Tears

Album: Music for the People (2009)
Charted: 16
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  • This song about personal resilience was written by frontman Tom Clarke after he'd been in a fight with a Coventry bouncer. Clarke explained to The Sun April 17, 2009: "He didn't like the jacket I was wearing. It was a brand new Harrington. I was totally sober. I was left with bruised ribs but after dealing with a d---head bouncer I then had to deal with a d---head copper too. He attended yet never helped me a bit. So I went home absolutely furious and wrote that song to vent my anger."
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