My dear friend Stella Farnan released her third single on last Thursday - Boxes. I'm so glad this joyous tune is out in the world finally.
If you've never heard of Stella Farnan before, quickly rectify that. She is one of the leading talents in my life, having written many beautiful songs that probably will live in my head forever. I really mean that too, because her songs are so memorable, so iconic, so tightly packed, so nuanced. It's so respectable, I really aspire to songwrite like her more. Her strong talents have not gone unnoticed, being shortlist as an artist to watch in 2020 by the AU review, and winning the Darebin Songwriters Award for my personal favourite song of hers 'Act Like a Party'.
Stella and I are at a cafe eating a brownie and some chips - talking about Stella's (then) upcoming release "Boxes". Here's how it went.
Have some Chips!
I will have some chips, but then again, I'm having a little chocolate in between having some chips. Is this wrong?
No no no... not at all.
So this is the all-encompassing Stella Farnan experience... review... hang out... chat.
*Stella takes a sip of her large latte*
Oh this tastes like...
...more than just a coffee.
Ooh. That's a good one. Alright, interview starts now. What do you think would be a better flavour - Old Shoe, or New Shoe?
I mean... Old Shoe has the branding. New Shoe has no recognition. If you're eating something you wanna eat something that you could like boast to your friends about.
What?! No no no, I'd wanna eat something that tastes really delicious!
...Sorry, I'm asking you the questions.
I understand where you're coming from but that perception influences your taste as well, right? If you eating a $50 pasta and a $10 pasta and they taste the same, you're obliged to like the $50 pasta more because you made a bigger endeavour for it.
...Wait, that doesn't make sense. It doesn't prove my point at all!
That's actually right because... I would enjoy the $10 pasta more because I'm only coughing $10 for a pasta that's as good as a $50 pasta. Bye bye $50 pasta... is there pasta that even costs that much?!
I don't know, probably. Next question - did you stock up on lots of pasta when we went into lockdown?
No... but I think accidentally there was one time where two people in the house both bought the same pasta. I think that's it. We had a toilet paper subscription though.
Although I think it was running out in the peak of the first lockdown. We were getting a lot of emails about stocks of toilet paper running out. It didn't affect our subscription though.
Was that Who Gives a Crap?
Oh I've heard they're great. Do you want some of my brownie?
Oh man. I feel like you should eat it if you're enjoying it. Are you not enjoying it?
But like, what if I was? Would you not eat it?
Well, I have like a vague interest, but not a burning desire. But I feel that if you're enjoying it, I'm enjoying these chips.
I feel that you'd enjoy it TOO.
I could get myself one later! Eat it!
Maybe I will then. It's just that the chocolate's a little dark, and the walnuts... I assume they're walnuts they might be macadamias, they taste like they've been in a plastic bag for a long time.
Anyway, I just wanted to (finally) start this by complimenting you a lot. I wanted to talk about this performance you did in our first year of uni. You did a performance of Act Like a Party with Gab and Soren, and it had this free-form intro where Gab was vocoding your voice, and Soren was playing this drone-y synth noise.
Yeah! Soren was playing bass.
Yeah, like some kind of synth bass. I don't know, I didn't know what it was.
Yeah, well that performance changed my life. That was the first performance where my jaw dropped. It might've been because I'd never seen you perform before but I knew you'd had written songs. I just remember at the end of that I was just like "guh!". Someone in our class filmed the whole thing and I just watch it a lot.
That's so nice!!!
I haven't seen it in a while though. I remember the mic kept falling down. Do you remember that?
Very vaguely. That was so much fun.
Yeah that's when I realised "Stella's good. Stella's gonna be big."
When would that have been? Like mid-year 2018?
I think end of year, like October I think. 2018 though! That was almost 3 years ago.
Yeah wow, I played my first ever gig in September that year.
No way! Was it a solo show?
Yeah, I was opening for Rya Park at the Gasometer Upstairs.
How was that?
It was so fun, I had no idea what I was doing. I actually wrote half of my set for that gig.
Oh man, I feel that. Do you play a lot of those songs now, still?
Yeah I've had the same set for the past 3 years. Half of them were like songs I wrote as a teenager. I guess I was a teenager then too so all of them are teenager songs, and Act Like a Party was one of the ones I wrote. I had the verses for that song for such a long time though.
Like when you were young?
Yeah, the guitar part was something I made when I was "fyuckin ayround on a lyopp pyedal" - said with a weird voice to make fun of myself. Is that gonna be written out on the blog?
Don't worry I'll find a way to put that in.
I like, looped the guitar part, did a little vocal thing and then wrote the verses. Then I came back years later and just did it all, in one go. The lyrics all happened in one go too. Anyway, I digress. Thank you so much for remembering that performance.
It was just so powerful!
It was just like, Gab and Soren are the best and we went to Gab's studio that afternoon and he got it set up and got Soren on the synth bass. It's great, I really had to do was sing and play guitar. We got the performance good and then went and performed it.
Well you did perform it good. I just wanted to get that out of the way because I really really enjoyed it. And frankly, it did make me think about want I wanted to do with live performance, and the different ways you could approach performing songs, even if it is the same song.
That was the task. The ideas was that we were doing two imaginings of the same song, with the vocoder free-time thing and then we played with the band arrangement for the second half of the song... I think? I'm pretty sure that's what we did?
Do it again! It's so good!
Maybe we should! When we first started recording it we made this weird version that sounds pretty bad with vocoder-y stuff... We were just trying to do two things at once. I would love to release that version one day.
Really! I would love to hear it.
Stella performing at the launch of her first single 'Love Spill'
Here's where I awkwardly segway to the next question. How long have you been writing music for? Like I know you've been writing songs for a long time, and I know Boxes has been around for a bit (we'll get to that later) and I assume you had a lot of other songs you've played and knocked around in high school. You've also showed me footage of you playing music in a band when you were in high school and younger. Does it go even further than that?
Yeah it does. I've always been writing song because I grew up in this house where there were instruments everywhere, and my parents were working in arts. I remember that I would always bash on the piano and always be making stuff up. You know when you were a kid and you can't really hold a guitar so it's just laying in your lap and you're just knocking it around?
Yeah, I do.
There was a lot of that. But it was like, I was writing stuff, I have a few old tapes and cassettes of songs we were writing together in the car. I had like a "band" with my dad and my sister when I was a child, like four to seven. We would just... apparently, I don't really remember the logistics of how it started but we would be eating some dinner and I would just be like "I NEED TO RECORD" so we'd go to my dad's little studio space out the back of the house, and we would just improvise on some old drums and guitars with my sister with the help of my dad, making everything stick together, setting up microphones and telling us not to scream too close into the microphone. We would just improvise, and it was just hilarious. Then he'd print them onto CD's and we'd get to decorate them. It was the best.
That's amazing. Do you listen to those songs now at all?
They're not really songs. It wasn't really me writing lyrics when I was five, like there's one song where I'm giggling amd doing fake burps. There's another one called 'Ants in my Pants' where I'm just saying "I've got ants in my pants." It's some infant shit. I feel like after a couple of years I had been listening to my sister's Kasey Chambers and Missy Higgins CD's and there's this one printed CD that I have that has two tracks. One of them is called 'Help' and one of them is called 'Need Some Help', and it's just me singing with this weird, twangey... thing that I must've taken from Kasey Chambers, and yeah, they're not real songs... what was the question you asked me again.
I don't even remember. But I did have a similar thing when I was younger. There's a recording of me when I was four singing Poison Ivy with my dad. But because I'm four I'm not singing it, I'm tonedeaf and yelling and laughing along. I feel like that'd be the same experience as you had.
Oh, 100%. There's nothing better than a four year-old kid just like, singing, and making sound, and learning about how their bodies make noises and exploring that.
So from there, where was the transition from baby wailing to where you were when I met you, the music literate, loveable-
I decided when I was five or six that I was like "It's time I start learning an instrument" because that was what my big sister had done. But I feel very lucky because my parents never made me learn an instrument, like I felt it was time to begin. That's when I started doing piano, I considered saxophone. I guess around the same time I was slowly starting to muck around on the guitar. My dad plays the guitar and taught me a couple of chords. I don't really remember learning or practising guitar though, I never really had lessons. It was like a chord a year, really.
And then... I was writing songs through high school... kind of all doing the singer/songwriter thing. I learnt percussion in high school too. But to be honest, I was a little unsure if I should study music after school, but I realised that I couldn't imagine myself not doing music. Once I started studying music I was relieved, because all my friends were doing Science and Arts...
They were just really exhausted all the time.
Yeah! And I was just having heaps of fun, learning so much. And like, I'd messed around in Garageband but I'd only downloaded Logic when I started uni, and it was really my first time properly thinking about production. I did the songwriting thing for ages and my brain kind of exploded when I found it.
I think I went down the same path as you.
But you were doing recordings in high school, right?
Yeah, yeah I did. I talked to Soren about this actually. When we made those recordings I had a basic understanding of how it worked but I couldn't make it sound the way I wanted it to. When I entered that same course I was in the mindset of a singer/songwriter, like you.
I feel like that stage of music making, like what you were doing in high school is the most exciting thing, where you have no idea what you're doing, you're just making some sounds. You not weighed down with what's right or what's wrong.
Yeah you're not thinking about the EQ and what would sound good, you're just thinking about energy and what feels good.
How sweet. And that's what it's like when you're four! And you're screaming into the microphone! That's like before you know what it sounds like, it just feeeeeeels good.
Damn, that is fundamentally how we make songs. It's like "this feels good".
Yeah, like I'm saying that as if something has changed. But nothing has.
It's all just screaming notes.
Yeah... what was the point of this question?
I don't know.
I don't know either, let's take stock. Wailing baby... making sounds... making curated sound... songwriting. What was the first ever song you wrote?
Oh damn... I don't really know. My house would a place where you'd be wondering around singing or humming something and people would join in with harmonies without you asking.
The first shot at a kind of serious song was when I was eight, and I was playing a black Fender Stratt, which wasn't mine obviously. I had been listening to Avril Lavigne and I thought she was the coolest person ever, and I knew E minor and then I was just making up chords. What I was playing was like a minor 7 shape but just with my four fingers and I let the other open strings ring out. It's funny because I'm just playing the same chords now as I was back then. But I wrote this song name Blue Lorikeets, and I was talking about a bunch of cliches I heard from pop music but writing about opposites instead. But still to this day that song has one of the best hooks that I've ever written, and it's kind of sad. Did I already hit my peak?
...When you were eight? I still don't know how to spell Lorikeet now.
I don't know how to spell that either...
What does the hook go like?
Uhhhhh! Something like *Ooohohohoo OOOOhoh. Ooohohoahaoho, oooOOOooh*
Are you gonna use that in the future?
I should! I like it. I wish I'd improved past then, when I was eight.
I think you've improved with the stuff you've put out at least!
Thank you Ryan!
I feel like I'm giving you long answers.
Yeah, but that's okay! I'm really enjoying this.
I was gonna ask you next about how do you go about making songs.
I feel like for the two songs that I have out and the one that's going to come out... they were strokes of luck. They kind of just happened. I don't know if it was the perfect recipe in my brain and the weather, and if the light was right, and if I was wearing comfy clothes, but it all came out pretty quickly. Usually I would start writing on guitar, or... no most of the time I would start on guitar.
Which is interesting to me because you started learning music on the piano first.
Yeah! I dunno. Sometimes I'm playing on piano but my default is guitar, and messing around. Usually when I start writing, melody and harmony comes at once when I strum a chord and sing something. It just kind of happens. Every now then I have a melodic idea when I'm out and about and I try and voice memo melody and chords at once. I'm sure you've got many memos of like terrible, really windy recordings where you're trying to sing 5 notes at a time.
I do that with drum beats sometimes. I'd go back to them and it'd just be like "DUHDUDUDUHDUDU" and I think "this is awful, but this must've sounded good at the time, why else would I have recorded it?"
Absolutely. But yeah, I would usually write two sections of a song and then leave it for a couple of weeks, not out of trying to create space for the song but mostly out of necessity, like "I've run out time right now, gotta run". But then I'd come back to the song with a fresh mind and continue on. But in the last few years I've had much more fun producing stuff and finding a new song to mess around with and editing audio, finding whatever textures I can.
Sectionally! That's interesting!
I usually would come up with a section and ask like "Is this a verse? Is this a chorus?", just like a section with lyric with a vague idea or a theme as a part of that section. I don't think I've ever written a song where all the lyrics came last, but I definitely have a vague idea and then sit down with some pen and paper and work it out.
Yeah that definitely makes sense.
I like to come up with the lyrics or a partucular theme, or maybe a word or a particular sound, and I'd let that dictate where I should go, like what chord should be next? What vowel sound should come next?
Damn... that's so thoughtful.
...So much for short and non-specific answers.
I was actually gonna ask you next about playing with George Alice, and playing at the Yours and Owls Festival because I don't really know anyone who's been able to do that recently.
It was so much fun! There was a rotating stage because of the restrictions, they had to spend an extra million dollars to implement it and they'd split the audience into four different zones. But yeah, the spage stun... the stage spun, the sound went in two ways.
It was so much fun though! George is amazing, she's one of those freaks who sounds the exact same live as she when she sings on the record, it's so wild. And Dan, who plays drums, they're amazing, they're the best.
Yeah that's...0 I was gonna ask if you thought that Wollongong was cool?
Um... yeah, we were in a place called Thirroul, I think that's how you say it. We didn't really see Wollongong but we were in this wild BnB, and we were right by the beach but I didn't have time to go and check it out. But there was this hectic mountain-like rock face that was just right there and it was just totally beautiful. Yeah, it was... it was beautiful. We went to one cafe and it was great.
Oh good! Regarding the festival... I know there's this one performance of the Beatles where they're playing inside like a boxing ring or something, in this collosseum-like setup, and after a song or two these roadies would rotate all the gear they were playing with to face another direction. I kinda imagine it was like that?
It was like that but with a motor. It would do one rotation in one direction for a song and then it went the other way for the next song.
It was wobbly though, and it's already on this riser on wheels so it's already pretty wobbly as it was. There was this one song where I had start with my foot on a volume pedal, so I was balancing on one leg and then it STARTED. It jolted and that was scary, I definitely nearly lost my balance but I did not, which is good.
That's crazy Stella. I'm glad you did not fall.
I've never met George and I don't really know anything about George...
She's the best. She's so good, such a good writer, such a nice person. Very FUNNY.
I like Stuck in a Bubble a lot.
Yeah me too.
Stella and me :)
Okay, it's time to talk about BOXES.
Yes it is!
I feel like I'm one of the few people in the world who've heard the original ukulele version of Boxes that was up on JJJ unearthed.
From like, 2017, I was in high school. I had a version of Love Spill on there too.
Yeah, I think your dad was playing on it.
Uhh, I don't think he played on it. He did help record it, and he programmed the MIDI drums.
Oh that's MIDI drums on the record? No way!
Yeah, there are. This is not the actual version by the way, the actual version has REAL DRUMS. That was just a demo.
It does show that those songs have been around for quite some time. I was listening to Boxes today for the first time in a while, I've told you this a thousand times already but it's really good and it sounds really good.
Yes, thanks. I think this released version is a little different to the version you may have heard. I think the first verse is a bit different.
Yes, yes. Well I'm excited to hear this final version when it comes out!
Is this one of your more whimsical songs? Would you agree with that?
I get a lot of optimism and positive vibes from this song, do you feel that?
Yeah, yeah totally! I wrote this when I was 16, and I wasn't really a very moody 16 year old. I was really quite an optimistic kid, and I wanted everyone to have a good time. I was writing with the energy of being a little kid but wanting to take that outlook into the future. I was thinking of the song as like... your old teddy bear, it's like a comfort thing having that perspective. So it's working out as you're growing up, what level of optimism is useful and what level of optimism is diluded. I guess it was a reflection of where I was at during that time, or at least of me wanting to that holding onto that wide-eyed youthful excitement, even though it always was like that.
That makes sense. The lyrics do reflect that. I would think that one of my favourite lyrics: "you showed me imagination / now i can't keep safe at night" reflects that. It's a great lyric, it's really thoughtful.
Thanks! Yeah, it is just being a child, I guess, but in a warm-hearted way. And I was thinking of imagination in a positive way, I guess.
Yeah I think of it as giddiness keeping you up at night. You keep getting ideas and you wanna build on those ideas and keep making things and it keeps you up. Optimism! It's good to be optimistic!
Yeah, some optimism is inappropriate but at that time it was the vibe.
I get that. So then you wrote it. I guess you dwelled on it for a bit.
Well, the story is that I woke up, and I hadn't got out of bed yet but there was an instrument within reach so I decided to play laying down, and I wrote the verse and the chorus and the anti-chorus and the lyrics all at once. I sat on that for a week and then I wrote the second half of the song which was the same structure, but I guess the first section of the song was about the past, and I was just feeling a bit nostalgic and wanting everything to be okay. I was kind of singing to my child self.
Yeah, and the second verse does sing about those coming of age scenarios, like "what do we do with these boxes"? I dunno, I think it does!
It's a little cringe... I felt like I was writing to my parents and my friends in the first part of the song, I had this friend who was going through this really shit time, and I was just sending out this plea to the people I care about, "promise me you won't forget to call". And in the second verse I was thinking about the people I hadn't met yet and I wanted them to know that I would care for them as well.
Aw that's amazing! You were thinking about me before you mET ME!
Yes! Please call me anytime!
Anyway, yes. There we go.
That's really funny, because you didn't really answer my question at all.
Oh wow. Damn. So what did you ask?
So you wrote the song. It's only coming out now, were you waiting for the right time to put it all together?
Well, I was 16 and I didn't really know how to release music. Then when I was at uni I met our wonderful friend Soren, and he was like "Hey, let's record some songs!"
Quick aside, do you want some brownie?
See what I mean about the dryness?
Mmmm... not the textures I was expecting, not bad though.
Anyway, you met Soren?
Yeah so, he was doing some work with the Teskey Brothers, and we went to their studio in Warrandyte. We recorded some drums over a couple of days, Boxes was one of the songs we recorded. And then we were just generally producing a bunch of songs, recorded them over what ended up being a couple of years, like on and off. It was just like, in little bursts, like a few days in a row of working all day until really late, and then we wouldn't touch them for ages. We just had heaps of fun, and I was learning what I was doing, and Soren was doing the same but he's just like a pro and totally incredible and really great at knowing what's next and motivating us to create. We just had the best time, and we've had so many cups of tea. There wasn't really a specific reason that we were waiting to put it out, it just happened that way. And then obviously last year we couldn't put the songs out because everything went on hold for us. But now it just happens to be when I'm putting it out. I'm finally putting out this song that's so old to me, but I guess because it was about a nostalgic feeling, that's kind of appropriate isn't it?
That's a character arc I wasn't expecting.
Do you have anything else coming in the future?
In that time I describe when I was recording with Soren that started in the middle of 2018, and that went on to each of our home studios and a bunch of other places... well we recorded an EP. It's produced by Soren, I have a few friends visiting to feature on some instruments, like Elena and Gab. It's mixed by Callum Barter who has worked on some of my favourite records ever, and mastered by Joe Carra who's just such a pro, so that's good! And then after that EP there's more music!
Which I have heard some, just from the virtue of being at uni with you. It's so great and I really look forward to it!
I'd say ditto! You showed a lot of amazing stuff too!
*stella proceeds to continue to compliment me but i am too embarassed to type it out so i will pretend it never happened*
Anyway... do you have any... other... side... things... coming?
...Can I say it?
I was lucky enough to sing on one of my favourite songs made by a lovely friend of mine recently, and I'm not sure if I'm allowed to say anything about it. It's this guy.
Ehehehehe yes. I am excited for that. You sent through like the first or second take of what you sang and it was perfect!
I just remember you saying "I'm more than happy to redo this later!" and then we never redid it. It was really good. And mix by Mike made you straight up POP. It's amazing. I'll send you the master when I can.
I think I have it! Soren must've give it to me.
It's coming out soon! I'm so excited!
Okay, now it's time for Quick Fire Song Time. You'll have to tell me what song you'd listen to for various kinds of scenarios.
Oh fuck, this sucks, can I get my phone ready?
Of course, of course.
So first up, if you're in a car with your best friend and you're best friend's driving, what would be the first song you put on?
Yeah, and now you have to choose your best friend.
I have many incredible friends. I am thinking immediately of Soren because we were just talking about him, and he drives me a lot of places and we always listen to music really loudly in the car.
That's fair enough.
Ohh... how many of these will I answer Charli XCX too... Maybe... I have so many songs, I'm queuing a heap of music in my head.
I want the first one. I guess it does depend on mood...
I think it's probably gonna be a Charli song... and it's probably gonna be off the new album, although Soren and I used to drive around to 'White Mercedes' a lot. I think it will be... nah, maybe it's 'Vroom Vroom', an older one. Maybe it's 'claws'... Nah. It's visions. Can I give you 5 songs as an answer?
Then it's detonate. 'detonate' by Charli XCX.
If you're getting an Uber home, and you're at the leisure to put your earphones in while the driver is driving. What do you listen to?
Tooootally depends. Am I coming home from a party?
If you're coming home from a party I assume you're coming home with friends, and you're not coming home alone. Maybe you're coming home from Fitzroy or something, I dunno. Oh my god, I was on Brunswick Street last Saturday and I saw G Flip and Troye Sivan.
Oh were they together?
Yeah we walked past them.
Oh that's so funny because we saw Troye Sivan riding an electric scooter the other day. It was one of those awkward moments where Gab was like "turn around!" and I repeated "turn around" and I turned around and he said "it's Troye Sivan on an electric scooter!" And just, someone was filming something and then Gab said that and the camera went up to Troye Sivan on the scooter and... yeah... anyway.
I would just put on what I've been listening to recently, which would be the new Genesis Owusu album. I can't stop listening to the song 'The Other Black Dog'. I just love that album so much, the production is so cool.
I will listen to that immediately.
Just quickly before we move on I just wanted to mention how much G Flip didn't want public attention from us so I just did a quick little salute and moved on, I thought that was something of note.
Yeah I had something similar once before too, I was in a kebab shop at 3am on Smith Street, and Nai Palm from Hiatus Kaiyote was there, and y'know, the situation was that it was 3am at a kebab shop. It was kinda pumping though, and I felt the need to express my love for her music but I didn't want to start a conversation and be annoying, so I just saluted her across the room. And at first she was like "Are you looking at me?" and then she got what was happening and she saluted me back! I was ecstactic.
Oh that's so good!! That must've been so good.
Anyway, what's next... When you're angry! When you're feeling mad. What do you listen to to let it out.
I want to listen to something really loud in my headphones, or dance around to 'Hurry on Home' by Sleater-Kinney. Maybe something with some big drums though.
Okay! I like this one a lot. You're babysitting, and the three-year-old wants to listen to a song. What do you put on?
Okay so this is funny and I was recently thinking about this. I think Boxes sounds like a children's song, it's like made for kids isn't it? No swearing, it has a bouncy tempo. One time when I was babysitting I did put on some Japanese Wallpaper and the kid was totally jumping around and into it. I think we were listening to Fooling Around?
I was gonna say, Fooling Around would've been so good. So would you say Fooling Around or Boxes?
Hmm, something else a bit more heartwarming. Ooh! Maybe some Merk. He makes Casio Pop and it's just fun.
What about your pre-date meditation song?
*scoffs* pRe-dAtE mEdItAtIoN?*
Well y'know, some people need music to get them in the zone for their date or whatever.
Are we thinking something meditative?
Well, something to get you in the right mindset.
Maybe I'd listen to some Angel Olsen. But like, something off All Mirrors. What's the one that's like "doomdoomdoomdoom". Oh wait, that's something else, not that. I'll just play from the start of All Mirrors.
I'll put the whole album in.
Soren said the Aldous Harding album.
Oh that's so good! I'd put on Aldous Harding too.
I'll put that up too.
But maybe... okay... pre-date meditation... meditation.
See, I would've said something like The Strokes.
...But that's not meditative!
Yeah well it's like, it's not like meditation like "ohm" it's more like being in the right mindset for the date and trying to feel good about myself. It's not strictly meditation!
Oh okay, trying to feel good about myself... Maybe 'A Palé' by ROSALÍA.
Yeah I meant it more like how sports people listen to music that pumps them up.
Oh then I'd definitely listen to something loud. Maybe I'd listen to 'XS' by Rina Sawayama. Or Jessie Ware. I always put on 'Pretty Please' by Dua Lipa.
Off her recent album?
Oh yeah, that's a lot of listening homework I gotta do now. What would you play at the start of an exercise routine?
Um, I don't know. Depends what I'm doing. I've got like a dancing playlist that I'd probably put on. Maybe a lot of pop music, there's a lot of Charli on there.
Well I'll link your playlist.
That's so stressful, I don't want everyone stalking me on Spotify!
I thought you wanted followers!
AH. I'd put on 'claws' by Charli XCX. Sorry for doing so much Charli XCX.
Alright alright it's fine. This one is actually my favourite one, it's the song that you'd play at the end of the party so that everyone leaves and goes home.
I would put on Aldous Harding but I would hope that people would get into. I would put on 'The Weight of the Planets' or something like that? Oh... actually I'd put on 'What If Birds Aren't Singing They're Screaming', isn't that such a good title?
It's so good!
And now we come to the final question. What was the last song you were listening to?
Yeah, it'd be Sarah Come Home by Allie X.
Well, that completes the interview! Thank you Stella!
I'm so sorry it was so long!