Blue Cassette

Songfacts®:

  • The song is built around old dictaphone recordings frontman Ed Macfarlane made when he was 12 or 13. He explained to NME: "It's made with old tape recordings I'd done when I was young, and the lyrics are about finding an old tape you and a past lover had made."

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