That one’s actually kind of literal, wanting to get out of some anxiety-filled public situation, where there’s a party or something and you just want to escape and be home, close the doors with someone that you really care about and just be stupid and laugh. Forgetting about social pretenses and how you have to act in public, you can just be a fool with this person, you know, ugly and awkward and silly and they won’t judge you.
How does the new material you’ve been working on compare with your older songs?
(re: Trouble Will Find Me)
Matt Berninger: Aaron has given me about 10 ideas so far. He seems to be in some sort of really weird creative space. He recently had a baby, so maybe it’s a lack of sleep. He’s wired differently. The songs he’s given me are much less cerebral and academic and much…
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