Electric Guest, ‘The Bait’ – Song Stories

Electric Guest talk us through their new single 'The Bait', getting Haim to sing "hippy" backing vocals and learning their dance moves in a...

Song Stories – Suede, ‘Barriers’

Brett Anderson and Mat Osman of Suede discuss the work that went into making 'Barriers' sound "carefree".

Song Stories – Foals, ‘Late Night’ (NSFW)

Foals talk us through the making of their new Nabil-directed video for 'Late Night', featuring real sex, death and buckets of blood.

Song Story – Bloc Party, ‘Truth’

Kele Okereke from Bloc Party talks us through the writing and recording of new single 'Truth', including its romantic inspiration and the band's emotional...

Song Stories – Suede, ‘Animal Nitrate’

Brett Anderson and Mat Osman of Suede talk us through the writing, recording and video-shoot for their classic 1993 indie anthem 'Animal Nitrate'.

Song Stories – The Cribs, ‘Leather Jacket Love Song’

Ross, Ryan and Gary Jarman sit down to talk us through the whistle-stop writing and recording of their new single 'Leather Jacket Love Song'...

Song Stories – The Smiths, ‘Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now’

NME Godlike Genius 2013 Johnny Marr tells us how a new guitar helped him write the riff of The Smiths' classic 'Heaven Knows I'm...

Song Stories – Johnny Marr, ‘Upstarts’

NME Godlike Genius 2013 Johnny Marr sits down with his guitar to tell us the story behind his storming new single 'Upstarts'.

Song Stories – Suede, ‘It Starts And Ends With You’

Suede's Brett Anderson and Mat Osman sit down to discuss the inspiration behind their hook-laden new single 'It Starts And Ends With You'.

Song Stories – Foals, ‘Inhaler’

With Foals on the cover of NME, the band talk us through the writing of their gorgeous new single 'Inhaler'. Pick up this week's...