Word Starts Attack

Album: The Messenger (2013)
  • This song finds Johnny Marr rueing how electronic media creates and kills relationships. He told NME: "I had this idea of how we get together and un-together in the digital age. People split up through text messages, meet up using pixels, fall out and confront each other with keyboards and touchpads. Screens are replacing faces and hearts. I'm not arguing for or against that, I'm just observing it."

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