Bastille built a loyal fanbase through online releases and steady touring, convinced that each new venue was as big as it was going to get. The fantasy element makes it sound bigger than its origins. Matty Healy of the or Christine and the Queenshe says, are proper pop stars. He prefers to write songs about things he finds interesting than about himself. Order by newest oldest recommendations. Smith reminds me a little of a young Chris Martin, another neurotic Englishman with a gift for anthemic earworms. Talking about yourself is not that interesting.
Where Bad Blood relied on Greek myths and Roman disasters for inspiration, Wild World addresses very modern anxieties.
Loading comments… Trouble loading? The hotel has provided trays of pastries but he confines himself to a banana he brought from home — home being a five-person houseshare in London. It is just that Smith and his three bandmates are not. So I tried to say something positive.
I was a bundle of nerves and anxiety, but I still did it.