Darling Arithmetic

Album: Darling Arithmetic (2015)
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Songfacts®:

  • The title track of Villagers' third album, mainman Conor O'Brien penned the song before the previous record, (Awayland), had been even released. He explained to HMV.com: "At that time I couldn't see myself singing it to people, it felt too personal, but it's got a home amongst these new songs, it feels like the centrepiece of what I'm trying to express."

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