Colours

Album: Never Trust a Happy Song (2011)
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Songfacts®:

  • American Indie Rock band Grouplove formed in 2009 following a chance meeting at a Cretan artists' retreat. This song was penned by vocalist Christian Zucconi and keyboardist Hannah Hooper. Zucconi told the story of the song to I Like Music: " That came from my past. When I got back from Greece and my band I was playing with kind of fell apart, Hannah and I started playing that song acoustically. When we brought it to the studio we were just throwing out ideas and rhymes, and Colours came up and they heard it and were like 'what's that!?' Then we just started playing this awesome drum beat to it, and the way it used to be to where it's come to now is like a whole new breath of fresh air. The speed is better… it's slower and it's got harmonies on it."
  • The song features on the soundtrack for the video games Madden NFL 12 and FIFA 12.

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