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."
If counterpoint and polyrhythms are your thing, you might love these guys. Even by Progressive Rock standards, they were one of the most intricate bands of the '70s. Then their lead singer gave us Bon Jovi.