Waiting for the Rapture

Album: Dig Out Your Soul (2008)

Songfacts®:

  • Noel Gallagher told Q magazine October 2008 that this is, "a love song inspired by the meeting of an Angel in Ibiza."
  • Bass player Andy Bell told Q magazine that he thinks its about Gallagher's girlfriend and mother of his second child, Sara MacDonald. He added: "Noel can put things in a down-to-earth way that goes right to the core."
  • The outro, "As Churchill said it's every Englishman's inalienable right to live where the hell he likes. What's it going to do, vanish? Is it not going to be there when I get back?" is a sample taken from one of John Lennon's last interviews in 1980. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bertrand - Paris, France

Comments: 2

  • J from Port Huron, MiWaiting, yes, but I'm already convinced it's gonna be real disappointing.
  • Peter Clarke from Hobart, AustraliaThe Rapture is actually a Christian biblical concept where all believers are taken up to meet Jesus in the air to go to heaven at the second coming.
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