This Is Not a Party

Album: Glitterbug (2015)


  • This song details a wrecking party around dawn when "Edward's on the big white telephone to God." Charlie's coming on to every person he can touch." Vocalist Matthew Murphy explained to NME: "In 2013 there was one very odd weekend. It was in my old apartment in Shoreditch - there were four parties that happened in one night. There was like this revolving circuit of friends that would come and then they'd go somewhere else. It was like being at Alton Towers going to different rides – just a very weird night."


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