Guitarist Laurent "Lags" Barnard recalled the writing of the song to Kerrang!: "The music in it is actually really old, I'd had it since the late '90s. We had a deadline forgetting the first album dark and we needed three more songs, so I said, 'f-- it, let's use this, will make it sound heavy and cool.'"
"I remember Frank (Carter, vocals), saying he had some lyrics and that it wasn't sure what I was going to think about them. I definitely didn't expect it to be what ended up being 'Orchestra of Wolves' but I knew it would definitely stand out."
Who writes a song about a name they found in a phone book? That's just one of the everyday things these guys find to sing about. Anything in their field of vision or general scope of knowledge is fair game. If you cross paths with them, so are you.
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