Album: Gameshow (2016)
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Songfacts®:

  • The title track of Two Door Cinema Club's third album finds frontman Alex Trimble attacking the false pop charade as he declares: "I'm made of plasticine, I'm a Pinocchio."

    The TDCC vocalist explained to The Guardian why he felt he wasn't being true to himself.

    "I felt like I was taking far too much advice from other people that didn't really work for me, because it was expected," he said. "Whether that was showing up for a TV show I didn't want to go on or wearing some clothes I didn't want to wear. I let myself be moulded and it took me out of who I was."
  • Asked by HMV.com why they titled the album after this song, guitarist Sam Halliday replied: "We could all relate to 'Gameshow' and how being in a band can feel like being on a Gameshow. People want a lot more from you now, whether that's answering stupid questions in interviews or dressing a certain way, it's like being in a Gameshow to further your career."

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