Head in the Clouds

Album: The Bonny (2018)
Charted: 65
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Songfacts®:

  • "Head in the Clouds" finds Gerry Cinnamon tackling his issues with insomnia. He wrote the song while recording The Bonny, finishing it following three days of celebrating Josh Taylor's victory against Regis Prograis in the World Boxing Super Series final.
  • Every few weeks, Cinnamon malfunctions because he hasn't slept in days.

    Rough as a stone
    But light as a feather
    You're on top of the world


    The bleak outlook shifts as Cinnamon talks about being loved up. However, rather than enjoying the emotion, he tries to pretend it's not happening.

    You don't want to be hearin'
    The feelin' is buildin'
    You try not to fight it
    So you try to be cool
    But then act like a fool


    Speaking about the track to NME, Cinnamon said: "You don't really find out what the change is until the end, when you realize the character in the song is just loved up and trying to run away from it: 'I don't know if you're really in love but I have my suspicions.'"

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