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  • This song finds former Supergrass singer Gaz Coombes recalling a drug-induced fear he experienced during an early American tour. "I was 17 years old, and after a good night out, I was in the middle of – well, of a drug paranoia episode," he recalled to The Independent.

    Coombes called his girlfriend on a payphone hoping her voice would calm him down. "She spent the next 20 minutes talking me round, recalibrating my brain," he said.

    "I just thought it was a really beautiful moment, that two people can have that sort of connection," Coombes added, "and that one of those people had the ability to pull the other one into a better place just with some reassuring words."

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