Breathlessly Waiting

Album: Islands Apart (2016)
  • Mik McKeogh of Funeral Suits told Songfacts the meaning behind this track. "I always loved that line in Dylan Thomas' A Child's Christmas in Wales: 'The distant speaking of voices I sometimes hear a moment before I sleep,'" he said. "This is a track about being awake but feeling the detachment and disorientation as if you were in a dream."
  • The Islands Apart album ended up being the last for this Irish group. They decided to call it quits before releasing it.

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