Jesse Quin explained to CMU
how the pair penned the tracks for Mt. Desolation
: "Tim and I both wrote a bunch of songs and recorded demos of them that made it to various stages of completion. Then everyone set up a load of drums and amps and stuff at Eastcote in London during those snowy few weeks last January and off we went. That's pretty much all there was to it, I guess. Again, I can't speak for Tim but it's only when I listened back to the finished article that I realised how much had really gone into the songs lyrically and melodically.
The actual recording was very emotionally charged too because there wasn't a lot of overdubbing so I personally felt like we all got into the moment a lot more. It's pretty rare that you get covered in sweat in a recording studio. We just started playing and didn't stop until we got kicked out when the engineer wanted to go home. It was pure joy."