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Sam Smith On The Story Behind 'Stay With Me'Play Video

Sam Smith On The Story Behind 'Stay With Me' (03:31)

Sam Smith tells NME how he used a vocal experiment on his biggest hit single to date to create the souful vibe of 'Stay With Me' and how it was inspired by...

Peace On Not Writing 'Love Songs' For New AlbumPlay Video

Peace On Not Writing 'Love Songs' For New Album (02:20)

In this week's episode of Song Stories, we talk to Harry and Dom from Peace about 'Money', the first single from their upcoming album and how they wrote it...

Limp Bizkit On Filming 'Rollin'' At World Trade CentrePlay Video

Limp Bizkit On Filming 'Rollin'' At World Trade Centre (04:02)

Limp Bizkit tell NME the story behind their 2001 'hip-hop' hit single 'Rollin'' and winning the award for Best Rock Video at the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards.

Pixies On 'Caribou' - Song StoriesPlay Video

Pixies On 'Caribou' - Song Stories (02:59)

NME speaks to Black Francis and David Lovering of Pixies about the story of cult fan-favourite 'Caribou' and why the 'Come On Pilgrim' track defines the band...

How Writing 'A Design For Life' Saved Manic Street Preachers - InterviewPlay Video

How Writing 'A Design For Life' Saved Manic Street Preachers - Interview (04:24)

'A Design Of Life' took the Manics 10 minutes to write and came out of a turbulent emotional time following the disappearance of Richey Edwards. Nicky and...

Kaiser Chiefs: The Story Of 'I Predict A Riot'Play Video

Kaiser Chiefs: The Story Of 'I Predict A Riot' (03:57)

Kaiser Chiefs tell NME how they wrote 'I Predict A Riot', their massive 2004 hit.

Brody Dalle: ''Meet The Foetus' Is A Love Song To My Kids'Play Video

Brody Dalle: ''Meet The Foetus' Is A Love Song To My Kids' (04:44)

In the latest episode of Song Stories, Brody Dalle explains how she wrote 'Meet The Foetus' from her new album 'Diploid Love' inspired by her love of anime,...

Patti Smith, 'People Have The Power' - Song StoryPlay Video

Patti Smith, 'People Have The Power' - Song Story (03:46)

Patti Smith explains how she wrote iconic protest song 'People Have The Power' with Fred 'Sonic' Smith while peeling potatoes.

Song Stories - Kasabian, 'Fire'Play Video

Song Stories - Kasabian, 'Fire' (04:39)

Kasabian delve back to 2009 and tell the story of 'Fire'. Originally planned as a B-side, the Elvis-inspired hit didn't "follow the rules" with the verse and...

Song Stories - Foster The People's 'Pumped Up Kicks'Play Video

Song Stories - Foster The People's 'Pumped Up Kicks' (04:45)

Foster The People's Mark Foster tells the story of 'Pumped Up Kicks', his band's massive 2010 hit, including how it tackled gun regulation in the US, the...

Song Stories - Tinie Tempah, 'Pass Out'Play Video

Song Stories - Tinie Tempah, 'Pass Out' (03:35)

Tinie Tempah tells the story of his award-winning, chart-topping number one debut single 'Pass Out', including working with Labrinth and how it was written...

Disclosure - 'White Noise', Song StoriesPlay Video

Disclosure - 'White Noise', Song Stories (03:29)

We hear from Disclosure about what went into making their anthem 'White Noise'.

Janelle Monáe - 'I Wanted To Celebrate Alpha Females'Play Video

Janelle Monáe - 'I Wanted To Celebrate Alpha Females' (04:17)

Janelle Monáe tells the story behind her single 'Q.U.E.E.N', working with Erykah Badu and sending a message of 'hope' into the mainstream on her new album.

Disclosure, When A Fire Starts To Burn - Song StoriesPlay Video

Disclosure, When A Fire Starts To Burn - Song Stories (04:01)

We get the skinny from Disclosure about 'When A Fire Starts To Burn', the opening track from debut album 'Settle' and hear how it was influenced by Chicago...

Song Stories - Justice, D.A.N.C.EPlay Video

Song Stories - Justice, D.A.N.C.E (03:00)

French electro-house duo tell the story behind their dance hit D.A.N.C.E, the unusual lyric-writing process, and influence of Larry Levan and Michael Jackson.

Song Stories - Tegan & Sara, 'Closer'Play Video

Song Stories - Tegan & Sara, 'Closer' (03:32)

Tegan & Sara tell the story behind the writing of 'Closer', the inspiration of Ace Of Base and how they make music work living on opposite sides of Canada.

Tegan & Sara, 'I Was A Fool' - Song StoriesPlay Video

Tegan & Sara, 'I Was A Fool' - Song Stories (03:22)

Tegan & Sara reveal the story behind 'I Was A Fool' and how they turned it into a huge pop ballad in the studio.

The Vaccines - 'Post Break-Up Sex' - Song StoriesPlay Video

The Vaccines - 'Post Break-Up Sex' - Song Stories (02:53)

Justin Young and Árni Árnason of The Vaccines tell the story of the writing and recording of their song 'Post Break-Up Sex'.

Justice - 'Civilization' - Song StoriesPlay Video

Justice - 'Civilization' - Song Stories (03:49)

Gaspard Augé and Xavier de Rosnay of Justice tell us the story of their huge tune 'Civilization'.

The Vaccines - 'If You Wanna' - Song StoriesPlay Video

The Vaccines - 'If You Wanna' - Song Stories (02:53)

Justin Young and Árni Árnason of The Vaccines tell the story of the writing and recording of their song 'If You Wanna'.

 
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