Four Simple Words

Album: Tape Deck Heart (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • This song runs the range from Victorian vaudeville to hardcore rock. Turner told NME: "I'm really proud of it, because I feel like within one four-minute song, it's got elements of music hall, barbershop, punk rock and classic rock. It kind of feels like Queen to me."
  • Turner told The Evening Standard regarding the song's meaning: "I tell people it's about dancing but it's really a song about punk rock and the pleasantly surprising revelation that, at 31, my ethics and approach to music are the same as when I was 15."

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