The opening track of Metronomy's debut album, Pip Paine (Pay The £5000 You Owe)
was written by frontman Joe Mount to impress a girl. He explained to NME
: "I think in my head I was writing something like 'Blitzkrieg Bop
' - the girl I was trying to impress was into The Ramones, you see. It caught the ears of (London-based DJ) Erol Alkan and he invited us up to London to play at Trash because of it."
Alkan later did a remix of Metronomy's single, "The Bay