We No Who U R

Album: Push The Sky Away (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • This eerily restrained contemplative ballad finds Cave crooning about charred trees standing like "pleading hands" as we live with the consequences of modern day progress. Asked by The Guardian about the text speak title, Cave replied, musing, "Texting is apocalyptic on some level. It's a reduction of things. Maybe the last book, the last thing that ever gets written is just a bye, you know, goodbye in text speak."

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