Songs For The Summer

Album: Keep the Village Alive (2015)
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  • Asked by HMV.com in a 2015 interview whether the songs come to him in the same way they always did, frontman Kelly Jones replied: "Songwriting is one of those things that I don't really know where it comes from, one minute you've got nothing and the next there's a song there. 'Song For The Summer' came in under an hour, sometimes they just come like that. I don't question it, I find if you empty your head, whether you're jet-lagged or you've been consumed with something else then these ideas work their way out of you."

    "I try to keep the tap dripping, but I can always tell within 10 minutes of starting something whether it's going anywhere."

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