We Real Cool

Album: Push The Sky Away (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • According to Cave, the songs on Push The Sky were composed from "Googling curiosities [and] being entranced by exotic Wikipedia entries," with a focus on "how on the internet profoundly significant events, momentary fads and mystically-tinged absurdities sit side-by-side." These digital fixations are prominent on this track, which finds Cave crooning, "Wikipedia is heaven. When you don't want to remember anymore."

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