Perhaps I were craving to experience something else and looking back and feeling like you were a bit of a knobhead, just in how you perhaps treated that person. That’s another thing – when you’re with someone they seem happier in photos before you met her, or happier in stories from before.
I always think they do.” What the lyrics suggest: The messiest hour of the messy end of a messy relationship. Her, limping side with ) and Alex wondering whether ripping the plaster off in one go with a hearty ‘fuck off’ might be worth it, or might just compromise too much what went before.” What the internet thinks: “This song was wrote about the day he split with his girlfriend when they had wrote the 2nd album and was moving away from Sheffield…
They disappear off together into the night, while Alex Turner is stood opposite with a notebook, a pen and an eye on being this generation’s Sting, eagerly writing down all this great material.
What the internet thinks: “It’s a tribute to prossies and their pimps – but i love this song!!!
” “’They’re all infected but he’ll be alright.’ I think he means they’ve got aids?
” What they teach us: Don’t become a prostitute if you’re sensitive to cold weather ‘cos really you can’t pick up much trade when you’re wearing a nice big woolly jumper, some trackie pants and a bobble hat.
These are the songs we seek solace in when we want to know that somebody else has felt that way too. Click here to tell us which songs you think we should have included Whether in its original, spare funk version or the orchestrated Trevor Horn take that appeared on the classic The Lexicon of Love album, this debut single provided a fine showcase for the sophisticated romanticism of the Sheffield popsters.Elvis Aaron Presley (8 January 1935 – 16 August 1977) was an American singer, musician, and actor, one of the most popular music artists and among the century's most significant cultural icons, he is widely known by the single name Elvis.He is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or simply "the King" ( the latter in particular something he publicly felt was not warranted) and is the best-selling individual recording artist of all time.away from her.” “I think this is a song about a breakup (obviously), but its caused by the boyfriend pressurising the girl into sex when she wasn’t ready, they fooled around a lil in the car (implied by the bit about car going around the bend) but neither of them were ready.” What they teach us: Dump them by text. For every gambolling tune about falling in love, there must surely be a counterpoint.Here’s some of their great early lyrics investigated…‘When The Sun Goes Down’ What we know: The band’s practise rooms used to be in Neepsend – a dodgy part of Sheffield, where they would regularly see streetwalkers tracing a path along the main road.What the band have said: Andy: “Fucking scary people.” Alex: “You’d see a bloke with a carrier bag or summat and it’s like, ‘What the fuck is he doing her at this time of the night?’ Or you’d be packing your guitars away and somebody’d walk past and be like ‘How much is one of them worth?Shortly before the ‘Beneath The Boardwalk’ EP, Turner decided to re-write it to fit in better with his emerging style.What the lyrics suggest: Possibly somewhat spoilt, definitely from the right side of the tracks, Fiona’s mum’n’dad are out, and she’s parked up by the pool with Alex, puffing on a fag, trying to keep tabs on the swelling house party she’s started but can’t finish, on account of having accidentally gotten blind drunk.