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  • The lead single from El Pintor, this song was written by frontman Paul Banks on a balcony in Buenos Aires, Argentina on the last day of the band's 2010 tour.
  • Banks also plays bass guitar on the track. He has been Interpol's bassist since the departure of Carlos Dengler in 2010.
  • Brandon Curtis of Secret Machines guests on keyboards. He contributed to most of tracks on the El Pintor album.
  • El Pintor is not only Spanish for "the painter," but did you spot it is also an anagram of Interpol?
  • The black and white video was co-directed by Banks with Sophia Peer (The National, Paramore, Yeasayer). The clip features dimly lit shots of Interpol performing the tune contrasted against footage of surfers challenging waves.
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