Let's Get Clinical

Album: Quicken The Heart (2009)

Songfacts®:

  • Vocalist and songwriter Paul Smith (from Drowned In Sound): "This song is self-explanatory! It started out on an acoustic guitar when the demo was recorded but in LA it morphed into what I am terming 'robo-funk-pop.' Because I can."
  • In this song the protagonist is requesting to "go back to your house and finish the gin/In your disheveled room we're gonna wash ourselves in sin." The Independent May 8, 2009 asked Smith if this song reflects his current lifestyle. The singer let out a sheepish giggle and replied: "No, not so much. I was definitely involved in some, er, entanglements over the course of the last two records but I feel more calm and settled than I ever have. Where "Let's Get Clinical" is concerned, I'm not that kind of person, but I think everyone's got it in them."

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