Audacity of Huge

Album: Temporary Pleasure (2009)
Charted: 60

Songfacts®:

  • This was the lead single from Temporary Pleasure, the second album from the English production and remix duo, Simian Mobile Disco.
  • This song features Chris Keating, the frontman for the Brooklyn indie band Yeasayer. On this surreal song of unrequited love, the protagonist is a grasping materialist who can't get the girl, despite owning a "grape Kool-aid-filled swimming pool." James Ford of Simian Mobile Disco told the Independent August 21, 2009 that Keating's contribution surprised the duo. He admitted: "I've been to a few of their gigs and like their records, so wasn't expecting that. 'Going for a creepy 'N Sync vibe' was his quote. We had to send it back and forth a few times before we got our heads round it."

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