“I’ve always liked John Mellencamp, so this is me trying to write something like Paper In Fire. I had this idea of writing a bluesy version of that – really snappy, really American, just a driving tune.
“The main chord pattern is a I to V, but it’s got a bit of that Knopfler thing to it. So I guess it’s a British version of Paper In Fire, if you want to get down to it. I wrote it about two weeks before the did the session in August. I don’t do big demos – I like to sing into the computer, just me and one guitar. I figure, if it works like that, it’ll sound great with a band.
“I used the ’67 double neck on the six-string neck, and I put it through the two Twins. No effects, just double ‘em up punchy and clean.”