During a concert recorded for the BBC Radio programme The Friday Rock Show
, front man Jack Russell said "House Of Broken Love" is a song about the very next address on lonely street
It appears though to have had a more direct - and for White, painful - inspiration. It was written after his first divorce. Lead guitarist Mark Kendall had also gone through a break up; the two men were sitting together when their manager walked in and asked, "What is this, the house of broken love?"