Wall Of Arms

Album: Wall Of Arms (2009)
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  • This was the title track of the English indie band The Maccabees second album.
  • Frontman Orlando Weeks told The Daily Mail May 1, 2009 that this song is, "a thank-you to the friends and family who have supported us."
  • Wall of Arms was produced by Markus Dravs (Bjork, Arcade Fire, Coldplay). The band worked on it in various cities including Liverpool and Paris.
  • The Maccabees took their moniker from second century BC Jewish rebels after flicking through a Bible and picking a random word. Despite the religious connotations of their name, Weeks told BBC Radio 1 DJ Steve Lamacq that none of the band is Jewish or Christian. Indeed, some of their lyrics, such as the ones for this song include an atheistic theme.


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