Elephant" is a song by Australian psychedelic rock band Tame Impala. It was released as a single from their second album Lonerism on 26 July 2012. The single features artwork from Australian artist Leif Podhajsky, who also created the artwork for Innerspeaker and the follow-up Lonerism. Kevin Parker explains that: "Elephant" features a bluesier side of Tame Impala, heard more frequently on their EP, as the song was written around that stage
Produced by Kevin Parker. Well he feels like an elephant Shakin' his big grey trunk for the hell of it He knows that you're dreamin' about being loved by him Too bad your chances are slim And it's not like Mr. Shuck To get shy when they ask him who is on top There must be something deep down in the dark, down. Elephant is actually one of the oldest songs that I have, it’s just been in the vaults this whole time. I’m not sure why we never recorded it before, but we were just playing it at a sound check one night and everyone in the band was like, We should just put this on the album, and so we did. While Parker admitted he did eventually grow tired of the song’s swagger, he hasn’t undersold its importance to his life and career. As he told Grantland. paid for half my house. What have the artists said about the song?
Song: Elephant Artist: Tame Impala From the album 'Lonerism' Tabbed by . Rai. E- b- G-7--/-10-10-- D-7--/-10-10--.
Genre: Neo-Psychedelia. This has been the only enduring Tame Impala record on radio (radio sucks, so who cares), and it's clear why: the classic rock guitar harkens back to the '60s when most popular bands could churn out a song like this in their sleep. Yet, with the song's modern psychedelic tint, it's enough to please all generations. A smooth tune through and through, "Elephant" is many people's first exposure to Tame Impala due to its ability to bridge the monoculture.
Tame Impala took home the Best Album award at the 2013 ARIAs for Lonerism. They also won Best Rock Album and Best Band at the event. In the interview it is claimed that Parker "seems embarrassed by the empty-headed bluesy swagger of 'Elephant'" and the Tame Impala frontman is also quoted as saying, "It's a little bittersweet because, like, that song paid for half my house. More songs from Tame Impala. More songs with animals in the title. More songs about being bullied
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Elephant" is a song by Australian psychedelic rock band Tame Impala. Elephant is actually one of the oldest songs that I have, it's just been in the vaults this whole time. I'm not sure why we never recorded it before, but we were just playing it at a sound check one night and everyone in the band was like, 'We should just put this on the album', and so we did. - Kevin Parker. Elephant" features a bluesier side of Tame Impala, heard more frequently on their EP, as the song was written around that stage. Because it was written around that time, "Elephant" is "an anomaly on Lonerism
CreditsKevin Parker - Composer
Tame Impala - Primary Artist
Jay Watson - Composer
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