Boiling Point

Album: Scum (2017)
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Songfacts®:

  • Rat Boy calls out UK Prime Minister Theresa May on this song:

    The world is near boiling point
    Seeing Theresa May who we didn't appoint
    Living for the sound of silent missiles
    That within one second can reach fifteen miles
    Something's wrong, can't you see?
    How can you let people on the street freeze?
    This is our so-called democracy


    He explained to NME that this was one of the last songs to go on the album. "You don't want to resume running the country do you? And I mean it's good to be really director of it, not to pussy foot around with all the politics."
  • Rat Boy told Clash magazine: "That gospel vocal sound at the start is actually like keyboard setting on Logic, and you play it in different octaves. I was messing around with that for a bit, and then I came up with a guitar line. I recorded it really quickly."

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