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  • Frontman Justin Pierre recalled to Spin that when he originally tried to record his vocal for this song it, "just wasn't working." He explained it was because, "the lyrics were too gross and too personal" and guitarist Josh Cain, "said it literally made his stomach sick."

    So Pierre changed the lyric from, "rushing into every pore, the whiskey stench of open sores," to "scattered seeds of sycamore," which, he said, "is a little prettier, more palatable."

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