Giant Steps

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  • This is the title track of The Boo Radleys third album, which was the English Alternative Rocker's breakthrough record, peaking at #17 on the UK Top 20. Select magazine named it as their album of the year and NME placed it at #2 in their Best of 1993 list.
  • Boo Radleys frontman and John Coltraine aficionado, Martin Carr, titled the album after the Jazz legend's 1960 record of the same name.
  • The song was inspired by frontman Martin Carr's quarter-life crisis. He told NME: "I spent the last year really worried about being 23 and I had this rush of memories of my life so far. I was obsessed with it and I just didn't go out at all."
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