This supercharged rocker is the opening track of Call The Comet, which has a reoccurring theme running through it of the need for an alternative society. This song is about two people who have decided that they can see a way of building a new future.
Fires are looming Now look what they did I see something Do you see it?
Johnny Marr described the song to Q Magazine as "a conversation between two lovers after kind of bomb has dropped."
The first two lines of the song were inspired by Johnny Marr's arrival in the United States in November 2016 to do some promotional interviews for Set The Boy Free.
Here They Come It's the dawn of the dogs
When Marr stepped off the plane he was met by his shaken American contacts whom, 24 hours earlier, had seen Donald Trump elected US President. The lines describes the horror the English musician saw in their faces.
"Bittersweet Symphony" by The Verve samples an obscure orchestral arrangement of the 1965 Rolling Stones song "The Last Time." The Verve had to sign away most of the royalties before they could release the song.