Happy Friday, everyone. If I picked one song to define the 1980s, this is it
Curt Smith's ponytail days were lit.
According to Wikipedia, the song was a "last-minute" addition during recording sessions of Songs from the Big Chair (1985). It was recorded in two weeks and added as the final track on the album. According to Orzabal, the final line in the song's chorus, originally written as "Everybody wants to go to war," contributed to his indifference towards the track.