This song takes its name from a jewelery shop in London's Soho, however the lyrics make no mention of the retail store. Bass player Rhys Webb told NME: "It was written with the quirkiness of some great English '60s pop in mind. We always like tracks with people's name in the title too."
Guitarist Joshua Haywood not only built The Horrors's studio in which most of Skying was recorded, but also everything inside it including a big synthesizer that's controlled by a guitar. Synth player Tom Cowan told NME: "Josh's guitar modular synth is used to great effect all over this one, screaming and whining like a Jaguar possessed."
Carla Thomas became the first woman to achieve a Top 10 hit on the Hot 100 with a song she wrote herself when "Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes)" reached the chart's top tier in 1961. Thomas was just 16-years-old when she penned it.
The Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)" came top of a 2013 Spotify poll to find out which songs music fans most commonly hear people singing incorrectly. Many believe Annie Lennox is singing: "Sweet dreams are made of cheese, who am I to disagree?"
If counterpoint and polyrhythms are your thing, you might love these guys. Even by Progressive Rock standards, they were one of the most intricate bands of the '70s. Then their lead singer gave us Bon Jovi.