I Broke Up In Amarante

Album: Sick Scenes (2016)

Songfacts®:

  • This storming, euphoric cut is the lead single from Los Campesinos!'s sixth album Sick Scenes. The record was recorded during the Euro 2016 football tournament in Fridao, Portugal.
  • Speaking to DIY magazine, frontman Gareth Paisey said the song is about "battling with bad mental health, trying to comfort and reason with yourself over something you can't control."

    He added: "Specifically it's about how my main coping mechanism was to keep myself constantly drunk in the blistering heat of Amarante while being failed by a largely terrible international football tournament."

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