New York bandÂ Fun.Â recently sat down withÂ Billboard.comÂ to talk about the album,Â Some Nights. SingerÂ Nate ReussÂ says,Â â€œI think we were somewhere in Scotland, touring, and I told the guys, ‘Hey, check it out. I want to call the albumÂ Some Nights. I had no idea where that came from, but they were like, ‘That is a fantastic name for an album!’ So I had to start figuring out what that meant for me and write a song about it.”Â Â â€œSome Nightsâ€ is also a song off the record and Reuss says it was inspired byÂ Paul Simon,Â â€œI was thinking aboutÂ Graceland, the Paul Simon album, for some reason. I had the chorus for the song and I didn’t know what I was going to do with the verse, and I remember writing down, ‘This will be the best song you’ve ever written’ and was like, ‘Alright. I guess I kind of have to challenge myself…’â€
and yes, you can hear the inspiration of Paul Simon with the Cecilia guitar hook in the title track. .
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