Perfect Stranger
by Magnetic Man (featuring Katy B)

Album: Magnetic Man (2010)
Charted: 16

Songfacts®:

  • Magnetic Man is an UK dubstep group comprising producers and DJs Skream, Benga and Artwork. This is the follow-up single to their UK Top Ten hit "I Need Air."
  • The trio told The Guardian that they worked on the song for two weeks to get it sounding perfect.
  • The song features English singer-songwriter Katy B. Benga produced her breakthrough hit single, "Katy On A Mission."
  • Katy B told The Daily Star that she likes putting herself in really specific scenarios when she pens the lyrics for her songs. "'Perfect Stranger' was about festivals," she explained, "so I pictured myself late at night, the smells of the other people around me and what the tent I was in was like, the color of it and so on."

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