You & Him

Album: Grey Tickles, Black Pressure (2015)
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  • This taunting Grey Tickles, Black Pressure track is a squelchy synth put down, where Grant delineates his subject's self-regard. He told Mojo: "That song is pure rage. It's about hatred and not understanding how people can go out into the world with the intent of hurting other people. It's definitely about homophobia. I think about slavery, the Middle East, ISIS... and there are subtler forms of evil, if you will, like the tobacco companies or the American food industry."

    "I mean, I've done my share of indulging in hatred, but I'm quite sure I've never gone out with the intention of humiliating or harming others."
  • This features a vocal contribution by Amanda Palmer of the Dresden Dolls.


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