The Devil's Beat

Album: The Pink & The Lily (2008)
Charted: 58

Songfacts®:

  • Running to 2 minutes 31 seconds, this uptempo number has an environmental/contemporary political theme to it: "burning up the oils and melting down the ice" is an obvious reference to the depletion of natural resources and global warming. Although it has an optimistic feel, one can't help wondering if Thom, like everyone else, thinks that ultimately the Devil will win. As usual, the song was recorded in her basement flat in Tooting, South West London. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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