Alvar

Album: Tales Of Us (2013)
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  • This Tales Of Us track was inspired by a trip that vocalist Alison Goldfrapp made to Iceland. Also of influence were her obsession with water and myths, plus the 2013 movie Philomena. She explained to The Idolator: "I read a lot of noir books and I'm a huge fan of European cinema — all these things fed into the narrative of the music and also the narrative of the lyrics. I wanted to make something where each song felt like a little film."

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