Afraid Of Heights

Album: Afraid Of Heights (2013)
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  • This is the title track from the fourth studio album by the American indie rock duo Wavves. The record is accurately titled as band member Stephen Pope is indeed afraid of heights.
  • The song features guest vocals by Jenny Lewis of Jenny & Johnny, the first time that the band had employed a female singer. Having written the song and knowing that they needed a female voice to add to the mix, Wavves member Nathan Williams told Spinner that he took a look at his contact list and picked the first one he saw.
    "I opened my phone and Jenny Lewis' name was the first one so I contacted her and she literally came in two days later," he explained. "We met her a few years ago on tour in Europe and we got along, hung out and then we played a show with her when she was in Jenny & Johnny and she brought us weed, which was very nice. "When we called her up to the studio, she brought us cookies - sea salt and chocolate chip cookies."
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