Hopper

Album: A Kind Revolution (2017)

Songfacts®:

  • This brassy New Orleans stopper is inspired by Edward Hopper, the American painter of lonesome nightlife scenes. "It was a vehicle to write this kind of existential art of nonsense really," laughed Paul Weller to Q magazine. "To be happy to be part of just the fabric of life and time: 'I'm sat in the corner, I've merged with the wall,' and it's alright and I'm quite happy with that. It started off as just a poem."

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