The World Looks Down

Album: Hollow Meadows (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • This song finds Richard Hawley bemoaning a society that has been told, "don't look up into the sky, look in your hands."
  • Richard Hawley suspects Nancy Kerr is not pleased with what he did to her viola part on this song. He told Uncut: "I played it from an iPhone at the bottom of a big metal bin, and re-recorded it from the top, because I wanted that sort of Bollywood edge to it. She looked at me as if I dropped some acid."

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