This song was inspired by Hurricane Irene which battered Oldfield's home in the Bahamas in 2011. Safe behind his hurricane shutters, he sat up all night watching it on the Internet. "What's fascinating is that while what's happening on the ground is wild, if you watch what the satellites show you from space then it's just beautiful," he told The Daily Telegraph. "This spiraling, slowly rolling, swirling thing."
To the younger crowd, "A Little Less Conversation" is one of the most popular Elvis Presley songs. Peaking at #50 when it was released in 1968, it got new life in the '00s when it was used in the movies Lilo And Stitch and Ocean's Eleven.