Ferdinand Kapranos (from self-titled magazine
): "I love the state you're in when you're half awake and half asleep and you have some vague control of your dreams. It's better than any film you could go to or any music. It's so vivid. So that's the theme of the song, and it's quite different from anything we've done before. That's actually the shortest version. The section at the end was originally, like, 45 minutes long, and even though it's electronic, we didn't use the processing of the computer. There's a certain sound of modern records that sounds incredibly two-dimensional when everything's kept in the computer."