Engines

Album: A Hundred Million Suns (2008)

Songfacts®:

  • Snow Patrol vocalist Gary Lightbody explained this song to the Irish public broadcaster RTE: "This was written in Galway. It's another love song but it concerns two very different feelings, which are indicated by the tightness of the verse and the openness of the chorus. The lyrics in the verse seem to be asking, demanding, the music to open up and burst/explode."

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