The lyrics are a dreamlike travelogue through Glasgow's South Side where Kerr grew up. They were inspired by a conversation the frontman had with his mother, Irene, a few days before she passed away of cancer in 2010.
In our interview with Kerr
, he said: "She came up with the words, 'Honest Town.' She said it was an honest town, people were great. And it became the song. So that was a song that was based on quite a sad, but in some ways happy event. She was in a great, great mood, and I'm happy that I got the chance to do it with her."