Album: Nocturnes (2011)


  • Little Boots, aka Victoria Hesketh, is an electro-pop singer-songwriter whose debut album, Hands, achieved chart success in her native UK in 2009. For the first single from her sophomore release, she teamed up with James Ford of Simian Mobile Disco. Explained Heskith: "The song came in the latter stages of writing the new album. James and I had been emailing [each other], and unusually both had a free day. It was one of those [tracks] that just came out [of nowhere]. Immediately it felt right. It also shed a new light on a lot of the other songs I'd been working on for the album."
  • Heskith said regarding the song's lyrical content: "I love the statement 'shake 'till your heart breaks:' it's that violent kind of romance that runs through some of my favourite songs."


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