Solid Gold

Album: Pinewood Smile (2017)

Songfacts®:

  • This ode to pumping out smash hit after smash hit finds The Darkness taking direct aim at the music industry and addressing record companies.

    There's a guy coming down from Sony
    Artist and Repertoire
    If he likes what he hears in those stupid ears
    I can buy myself a faster car
    Blowing smoke up our arses
    Everything we do is ace


    Frontman Justin Hawkins said: "We have written this song to reassure you all that having now released more music in the period after our well-publicized hiatus than in the period before it, we have no intention whatsoever of stopping. Hence the lyric 'We're never gonna stop... Sh---ing out solid gold.' Barring any unforeseen circumstances, The Darkness will always be here to delight and beguile. You're welcome."
  • The video sees The Darkness performing in a huge aircraft hangar amongst a mass of glam rock lighting and Marshall speaker stacks.

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