Kwabs questions a crumbling relationship on this melancholy ballad:
How long can lovers stand To prove they were right? Why did I fold my hand? Why choose another fight? How long would we have gone To know we shouldn't stay? I saw you walk the wire I watched you burn away
Coldplay drummer Will Champion, was apparently moved when he first heard the track tweeting that it brought him "to a complete standstill."
The song's music video was filmed in the Swedish Lapland town of Luleå.
The Flaming Lips' "Do You Realize??" was named in March 2009 the official Rock Song of Oklahoma. Four years later, Oklahoma's governor Mary Fallin pulled the tune as the state's official rock song in a move her office said had more to do with priorities than musical taste.
New Order took the title for "Blue Monday" from an illustration, which read "Goodbye Blue Monday," in the Kurt Vonnegut book Breakfast Of Champions. The image referred to the invention of the washing machine improving housewives' lives.