Jon Fratelli doesn't think 'Chelsea Dagger' is The Fratellis' best song, despite the fact it is their best known track.
Jon Fratelli doesn't think 'Chelsea Dagger' is The Fratellis' best song.
The track reached the top five in the UK singles chart back in 2006 and made the band a household name, but the 36-year-old rocker and his bandmates Barry Fratelli and Mince Fratelli doesn't think the single is ''special''
Asked about the track, Jon exclusively told BANG Showbiz: ''I never thought it was particularly special or not special. It had a life of its own then it did very well. Nothing very much really changes for me. I just continue to write songs as songs arrive. I never particularly feel that one's any more special than the other.''
The quirky Glaswegian frontman has just released the band's fourth studio album 'Eyes Wide, Tongue Tied' and revealed the LP is based on fictional characters he has invented rather than his personal life, including 'Too Much Wine' which he made because songs about alcohol and rock 'n' roll have ''always gone hand-in-hand''.
Speaking about the track, he explained: ''It's all fiction. Everything to some degree is fiction, it may get closer to the truth, but that doesn't mean that it's necessarily true. Drinking songs and rock 'n' roll have always gone hand-in-hand. Drug songs and rock and roll have always gone hand-in-hand.
''They don't even need to necessarily come from personal experience. But too much wine and rock bands seem to fit together quite well. We needed that kind of song, sometimes you just need a bit of light relief.''
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