WW1 Portraits

Album: Marks To Prove It (2015)
  • This song was inspired by an exhibition of World War I Portraits that vocalist Orlando Weeks saw. He recalled to NME: "I remember coming home and thinking, I'm gonna do my own propaganda. Seeing all these paintings of bright young things going off to fly aeroplanes and looking every inch the hero and thinking that you can choose to make those ideals in fiction. It was a good exercise, trying to idealize in a way that doesn't sound stupid."

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