Album: Chasing Yesterday (2015)


  • After releasing a self-titled album in 2011, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds planned a second release the following year. This follow-up was to be a collaboration with Amorphous Androgynous, a British duo featuring Garry Cobain and Brian Dougans of the electro act Future Sound of London. The record never saw the light of day as Gallagher didn't think it was good enough. This psychedelic jazz tune is one of two songs from the project reworked for the Chasing Yesterday album.

    Gallagher told Q magazine: "When you hear it, you'll think, 'It's probably as removed from 'Supersonic' as you could possibly get.'"
  • Discussing the two versions of the track, Gallagher told NME: "The [song] in this record is vastly different from the first one, which had a lot of noodling and f--king about. It's become quite psychedelic, jazz, f--king whatever you wanna call it."
  • This song was an afterthought for Chasing Yesterday. Gallagher told Consequence of Sound: "I'd thought I'd finished the album, and then I was just recording tracks that I thought might be B-sides and started that song. Then I thought, 'Wouldn't it be great if I got a girl to sing it with me?' and then once she sang it, that's when we put the bass clarinet on, and it just developed. I had to put it on the record."


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