See Me Now

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  • Kooks frontman Luke Pritchard told The Sun: "(This) Is the most personal song I've ever written. I lost my dad when I was really young and I never wanted to talk about it until now. It's really intimate, and it was just me and (producer) Inflo in the studio when I wrote it."
  • The ballad takes the form of a letter written to Pritchard's late father. It was Listen producer Inflo who pushed him into penning the tune. "We'd been talking about it all day and I was telling him about my dad and he just said you should write a letter to him," Pritchard explained to Sound Of Boston. "And I didn't really want to because it's a bit cheesy, but from there… the song came of it. I think it's really beautiful. I dunno why at that point I decided to let that happen."

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