Nobody Gets Me But You

Album: Transference (2010)
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Songfacts®:

  • Vocalist Britt Daniel explained to The Guardian February 18, 2010 that this New Wave influenced track concerns a situation in which, "you've decided there's only one person that really matters in your life and that person is over it, and you just feel like life can become a nightmare, at that point."
  • The actor Dabney Coleman was an unlikely influence on this song. Daniel explained that he enjoyed the work of Coleman, especially his TV show Buffalo Bill. In an interview with The A.V. Club, he explained: "Dabney Coleman was more of just a starting point. I was talking at lunch with someone about needing ideas for songs, and also how much I liked Dabney Coleman, and they were like, 'Well, there's the song you need to write.' The one thing I could think of to say was that I felt like I got Dabney Coleman in a way that a lot of people don't. So the line, 'Nobody gets me but you' came from that."

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