Freak

Album: You Can Do Anything (2008)
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  • Most of the songs on the album are based on real people and real incidents. This song, for instance, was inspired by a friend of frontman and song-writer Dave McCabe who, down on his luck, became a male prostitute.
  • McCabe told the New Musical Express January 26, 2008 about how Bob Dylan had inspired his songwriting for this album: "I've been getting up earlier in the morning to start writing. I read this book about Bob Dylan and that's how he did it. Your head is in a certain space when you wake up; you're fresher and you feel like you've got more time. I've been writing about old geezers in social clubs and my mates, but exaggerating whatever they've been up to. That's where I get most of my stories from."
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