Baby It's You

Album: Californian Soil (2020)
Charted: 80
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  • London Grammar's Daniel Rothman and Dominic Major came up with the song's instrumentation aided by house producer George FitzGerald. Their track adds a Balearic vibe to the band's usual dreamy, ethereal sound.
  • Frontwoman Hannah Reid sings two short verses about preoccupation with a person at a festival while the chorus comprises a repeated "you, baby, it's you." Reid told Apple Music she turned up at the studio after the guys had put together the music. "Listening to it, I was just like, 'Ah, I'm just at a festival.' It gave me such a feeling of being in love, newly in love, and stuff like that," she said. "The lyrics came out quite naturally."
  • London Grammar released the song as the lead single from their third studio album, Californian Soil. It is one of three tracks on the album that Fitzgerald contributed towards, the other two being "Lose Your Head" and "Lord It's a Feeling."
  • Oriol Puig directed the cinematic video, which he filmed in the forests of Catalonia, Spain. The clip also features 3D imagery from his Barcelona-based production company, Trizz Studios. Puig said: "Complementing this beautifully deep song, we devised a world shaped with inward reflection, rebirth, symbolism, and introspection – and a slightly apocalyptic vibe."

    Puig and Trixx Studios also worked on Dermot Kennedy's "Giants" clip.

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