Unexpected

Album: Which Bitch? (2009)

Songfacts®:

  • Kyle Falconer (vocals/guitar) wrote this song just after his father died when he was about 16.
  • Falconer explained to The View Are On Fire why strings were added to this track: "We always had an idea to try and make it Fleetwood Mac-y and build it up. We tried the strings on the synth, but they never worked. So we had this guy Olly [Kraus] doing the strings for us in New York. He had a bash and it sort of changed. The mood was good, man. We never had any intentions of using strings. But this guy is a pure genius. He just does everything, every instrument, one by one, on his own in his flat in New York."

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