Is It Any Wonder?

Album: Under The Iron Sea (2006)
Charted: 3 78
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Songfacts®:

  • Tim Rice-Oxley says of this song in Q Magazine October 2007: "It articulates something that a lot of people have felt over the last few years: being powerless and totally misrepresented."
  • Under The Iron Sea was Keane's second major-label album, and they started recording it in April 2005 while they were still on tour. This was the lead single, and it helped the album hit #1 in the UK, just like their previous effort Hopes And Fears. Keane got very popular very fast: after playing pubs for a few years, they were signed to an Indie label and released "Everybody's Changing" in 2003. Island Records then signed the band and gave them a big promotional push. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bertrand - Paris, France

Comments: 2

  • Scott from West Palm Beach, FlI really like this song based on the pure fact that I'm a die hard U2 fan and this song sounds eerily similar in nature. In fact, it could have been included on U2's Achtung Baby LP and I'd bet no one would have been the wiser! :)
  • Dora from Doha, QatarThis song could also be about a troubled relationship between 2 people.
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