Get My Bang

Songfacts®:

  • The Boy King album is filled with lyrics about sex, but its lead single is not as filthy as it sounds; it is actually a contemplation of American consumerism.
  • Boy King was recorded in Dallas, Texas with producer John Congleton, who previously has worked with such artists as St. Vincent, Cloud Nothings, and Anna Calvi. This song was seen as being the album's centerpiece from long before the band headed to Dallas.

    "We took this six minute long odyssey to John, and he said, 'I'll take the last 30 seconds and put it at the start, and we'll go from there,'" vocalist Hayden Thorpe recounted to American Songwriter. "Half an hour later, we had a song that wouldn't have been made unless we were there on that day with that guy in that place."

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