Play Your Guitar

Album: Into Colour (2014)
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Songfacts®:

  • Rumer explained to HMV.com that this song, "is trying to encourage musicians to keep going and keep creating."
  • Rumer told The Independent the song is "very emotional" for her because she feels "very passionate about the lack of investment in the arts and music at the grass roots."
  • The song harks back to Rumer's decade on the unsigned circuit. "It's very difficult to create, develop, and share your art without support," she said, "in a society that is intent on extracting the soul out of everything."

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