When Love Starts to Die
by HIM

Album: Tears On Tape (2013)
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  • Sometimes listed under its initialism W.L.S.T.D., this song, like many in HIM's canon, explores the feeling of love, and what happens when it goes away.

    Some HIM songs take literally years to compose, as they try different arrangements until it meets their standards. This one, however, came very quickly. In our interview with HIM lead singer Ville Valo, he explained: "I hummed the basic riff while on my way to the rehearsal place, so that took about one day to finish up the entire thing, more or less. And by a day I mean like five hours."

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