Treason! Animals.

Album: Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • Franz Ferdinand vocalist Alex Kapranos told NME about this song: "Laughing at the absurdity of it all in the face of desolation. Really, it's just me singing about imagining I'm a king of the trees and the animals."
  • The song was produced by Bjorn Yttling of the Swedish Indie Pop trio, Peter Bjorn and John.

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