Death Valley

Album: Save Rock And Roll (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • This disco-tinged song started with a verse idea that vocalist Patrick Stump had, which turned into the first writing collaboration between him and guitarist Joe Trohman since the 2005 track "Under The Cork Tree." Trohman recalled to Kerrang! magazine: "I recorded it in a closet, on an iPad, while on a family trip in Michigan. I needed to get away from everybody, and there was nowhere quiet - there were toddlers running around and everything - so I locked myself in a tiny closet."
  • The song's music video is the eighth instalment in a collection of clips titled The Young Blood Chronicles. Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee appears as Satan in the visual. Bassist Pete Wentz said of the series: "It's a basic guide to curing teenage suburban boredom."

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