The Wire
by Haim

Album: Days Are Gone (2013)
Charted: 16
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Songfacts®:

  • This playful track originally appeared in Haim's 2012 Daytrotter session and featuring prominently in their live setlists, where it proved to be a favorite. When the sisters came to record the tune for their debut album they tried laying it down in a variety of different ways from raw Rock 'n' Roll to Electronica. "It's like the hardest math problem ever, " Este Haim told NME. "We want to get it right – we love that song." The cut was released as a single on September 23, 2013.
  • The song's music video finds the Haim sisters dumping their respective partners. The clip co-stars Jorma Taccone of the Lonely Island as one of their spurned boyfriends. Taccone also had a recurring role on HBO's Girls.

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