Give Back The Sun

Album: Which Bitch? (2009)

Songfacts®:

  • Kyle Falconer (vocals/guitar) (from The View Are On Fire): "It's about me and my mate Ryan Macphail going to a brothel that we never knew was a brothel and we got chased out. That was a scary situation. We were going about London, genuinely looking for Jacuzzis. You know when you go to Jacuzzis in hotels and just chill out? That's what we wanted. And we couldn't find one anywhere, so we ended up going to this place that said 'Jacuzzi Spa.' (Laughs) We genuinely didn't have a clue! I think we had £20 between us and it was a tenner each to get in. We're thinking, 'It's a bit steep, like. But it'll be alright.' We were in the steam room and there was nothing there. It was like, 'This is weird, man, We've been here half an hour and there's nae steam.' They're coming down and saying, 'D'you want a beer?' and we were going, 'Yeah, I'll have a Heineken, please' and they're just giving us cups of water. Then we just clicked on and this big pimp boy comes in and goes, (bellowing cockney accent) 'F---ing get out…' Then we had to get changed in front of all these hookers. Scary. I went and told my girlfriend and her whole family the story and she never spoke to me for about a week. So it's just like, 'Please give back the sun', as in the good times."

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