Pink Rabbits

Album: Trouble Will Find Me (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • This late-night, bar room waltz finds Matt Berninger pining, "Am I the one you think about when you're sitting in your fainting chair drinking pink rabbits?" He then proceeds to liken himself to "a television version of a person with a broken heart."
  • For Berninger, harbouring a new-found love of Roy Orbison melodies, this proved to be a crucial song during the Trouble Will Find Me recordings. "I think Aaron (Dessner, guitar) actually regretted sending me that song," he told The Guardian, "because when he sent me that one I'd been working on a bunch of other tracks that he'd been excited about. And suddenly I just stopped in my tracks, dropped everything else and I spent three weeks only working on it because I just couldn't help it - it was a total, total obsession of mine, because I loved it."

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