English Kids In America

Album: Lower Than Atlantis (2014)
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Songfacts®:

  • Lower Than Atlantis penned this song about the first time they went to America on tour as a band. Frontman Mike Duce told Q magazine: "I wrote the riff for the pre-chorus ages ago and managed to get it into a song so I'm really happy about that."

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