Parade

Album: Familiars (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • The genesis of this song about finding happiness by connecting with people or nature was a moment of euphoria that Antlers vocalist Peter Silberman experienced while alone at his parents' house in late December 2012. "There was a crazy snow storm and it was beautiful and very quiet and peaceful and I just remember walking around outside, coming up with the idea of the lyrics," the frontman told Radio.com.
  • The song proved to be the spark for the Antlers' Familiars album. "I was writing about a kind of euphoria that I had experienced at times in my life and any time I had it I would try to write something," said Silberman. "It had been awhile since I actually experienced that though, it's kind of like an old feeling and a new feeling at once," he said. "This kind of exuberance was sort of like a rebirth, like a waking up from something. It got me really excited to work on new music."

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