Heart Of A Dog

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  • Alison Mosshart wrote this song at Hedgebrook, which is a rural retreat for women writers on Whidbey Island, Washington. The Kills singer told Tonedeaf.com: "That song is as it was written, really, except for it sounds way better when Jamie (Hince) plays guitars on it."
  • The video was directed by Beyoncé, Coldplay and Annie Lennox collaborator Sophie Muller. The Kills said: "It was shot all day and into the night in Los Angeles by our dear friend, the tremendous talent, Sophie Muller. We love this video. We love it because it's f--king fun. Muscle cars and backflips. Palms trees and cacti. Dogs and dice. Neon and sunshine. We hope you love it as much as we do."
  • Lyrically, this is a desperate declaration of loyalty to a lover. It is named after the 1925 Mikhail Bulgakov novel that Mosshart was reading at Hedgebrook.
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