Much of First Aid Kit's Ruins
album deals with the aftermath of Klara Söderberg's doomed engagement to her English boyfriend, singer-songwriter Jo Rose. The title track is one of some of several songs that reveal her pain. However, the lyrics also offer hope amid the wreckage of a failed romance. Klara told HMV.com
"It's the ruins of a relationship. How sad it is, but also how beautiful it was. That's all you have left at the end."