Put your coat on: why We’re Going Out is one of my favourite songs ever

Everybody’s got something that they’re trying to get over (yes they do),
And sometimes it shows through.
Everybody’s got something they’ve had to live through (yes they do),
And sometimes for me it’s you!”

Fantastic songs crop up, it seems, when you least expect them to. You might be idly listening to the radio, when something comes on which takes you by surprise: this is exactly what happened recently when BBC 6 Music played The The’s Record Store Day single the day before it was released. I didn’t really know the band, but it immediately piqued my attention and left me desperate to hear it again.

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