Ein ganz feines Indie-Album dieses „Tangled up in black“ – mit einem Haufen Hits. Kristoff von Easy October hat sich die Zeit genommen einen davon, und zwar das treibende „Twiggy“ genauer vorzustellen. Im Interview erfahrt ihr, wieso es der Song fast gar nicht auf die Platte geschafft hätte.
How did you write the track in the very beginning?
It was a last minute song that I wrote just before the first recording session. I wanted to have an extra song to choose from further down the line. I wanted something simple and I wrote it really quick, maybe in fifteen minutes.
What can you tell us about recording the song?
As I mentioned in the previous question it was a song I wrote with no real intention to end up on the album. But after a while in the recording progress there was another track that didn’t really live up to our expectations so Fredrik and Christopher put down the basic tracks for Twiggy and it really blew my mind. They had really found the core and made an awesome version, something really really different from my first demo.
What’s your personal favorite moment of the track?
Since I don’t see myself as a brilliant guitarist I’m always impressed by nice and tasteful solos. So I’d probably say the solo part. But the chorus is really catchy as well! =)
How can I understand the lyrics?
The lyrics to this song are pretty straight forward. The person that is singing is trying to convince another person to be with him/her. By giving him/her everything he/she can. The singer is laying all the cards on the table so to speak. No games are being played.
What’s your favorite one-liner of the song?
The whole song is basically made of one liners that have a lot of meaning, but if I have to choose one I’d say the first line, ”don’t you know, I’ve got a heart of gold”. It’s a statement and a good opening line. A bit cocky even.
Why did you put the track at that position of the album?
We wanted the first 5-6 tracks to be a line of hits. Not let people breathe out and to go for a knock out.
At what point of a concert would you most likely play it?
We’ve had it pretty late in the set so far. To wake people and engage them for the last couple of songs. As an injection of energy.
What can you tell us about the music video?
It’s made by a grammy nominee, Emil G. Ryderup. I’ve worked with him for years and he’s so talented. We wanted something simple but cool. And I think the result really connects well with the song.
At what moment should I play the song?
As the first song when you’re starting a grand road trip with your lover or best friend. Just roll down the windows and let the wind blow back your hair!
that new music blog sagt:
Fantastisch eingängiger Song, der wie das gesamte Album sich nicht anstrengt furchtbar komplex zu sein und damit ordentlich Laune macht.