Give Me a Try

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  • This exploration of romance with a LA girl in the digital age references "Vicodin on Sunday night." Frontman Matthew Murphy explained to NME: "Vicodin was used because the chorus was just too cheery. I was like, 'Let's shove something miserable in there.' Everyone loves downers in LA, it's very strange."
  • Most of Matthew Murphy's lyrics are negative and dark, but the words for "Give Me A Try" are upbeat. He told American Songwriter magazine: "With that one, I figured out how to write a positive song. That song came into existence after a long writing stint for this third album. To me, that was exciting. It opened a whole new world."
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