Alexandra

Album: Black Hours (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • Leithauser wrote this rabble-rousing track in 20 minutes with help from Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij. "I was trying for Georgiana, which is my daughter's name," Leithauser told Radio.com. "We were throwing guitar and drums on it, and I said 'Alexandra' and then thought, 'Let me try Georgiana instead.' But you know what, Alexandra just works better. It would have been fun if it worked out, though."

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