You prob­a­bly think this song is about you ...

Fang­club’s Steven King on the ex­pres­sive power of mu­sic

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - MUSIC -

“The songs we have on the al­bum are a re­flec­tion of who I was more than sev­eral years ago, so it’ s only when I look at them from a dis­tance that I can fig­ure the mout.

“I re­mem­ber feel­ing that I was a bit of a loner, a bit alien­ated, dis­en­fran­chised. Mu­sic and writ­ing songs were my out­lets, my es­cape.

“Since then, I’ ve come tore ali se there are thou­sands ex­actly like me; the proof is that they’ re lis­ten­ing to the songs, be­cause we reg­u­larly get mes­sages from peo­ple than king us for them. That blows me away, and I sup­pose I feel that – it’s pos­si­bly quite small com­pared to oth­ers–I’ m con­tribut­ing some­thing.

“Of­course, this has hap­pened tome so many times with bands and artists – it’s like the song is about my life, and me. Some peo­ple have no idea how cathar­tic that can be.”

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