November

Album: English Rain (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • The English Rain album title is taken from a line in this epic, choral song. Aplin explained to Coup De Main magazine: "It was really random, I didn't know what I wanted to call it, but I didn't want to call it a track or just an album name. So 'English Rain' is part of a lyric in one of my songs, and I was like 'well that could be quite a cool name' and then when we did the photography for it we ended up using the umbrella photo and I was like, 'cool that fits.'"

    "Then, really near the end of the recording process," she continued, "we went to RAK Studios in London and we were able to record these big string sections and orchestral parts, and after playing it all back there was this English Wartime theme to it, and I was like... it just seems right, we just have to call it 'English Rain'."

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