Figure You Out

Songfacts®:

  • This is the lead single from Feeder's mini album, Arrow. "It's very old-school," frontman Grant Nicholas told NME. "I love Americana artists. I'd be lying to you if I said it wasn't influenced by what I listened to growing up. Obviously Tom Petty is a name that I've always dropped in interviews and I've been proud to mention. I wanted something that had the simplicity of a Tom Petty song."
  • Nicholas explained the song's meaning:

    "Lyrically it's a love song, but it's written in a very simple way, almost a story-like way. It still feels like Feeder but in a more, what's the word…there's a bit more maturity in it compared to some of our earlier stuff because it's heavy. Not in a 'I'm not trying to kid anyone' and prove that we're this heavy grunge band because Feeder isn't about that.

    You have to find different ways of doing that as you mature as a band. It's a really classic song and I really think it's one of my favorite on Arrow."

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