Kick Drums & Red Wine

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Kick Drums & Red Wine[1] is a song by The Midnight. It is the fifth track from their EP Days of Thunder.

Track info[edit | edit source]

The song was written by band members Tim McEwan and Tyler Lyle and produced by McEwan. It has a running time of six minutes and twenty-one seconds and is in the key of E-flat major. The synth solo on Kick Drums & Red Wine was performed by Oliver McEwan.

A remix of Kick Drums & Red Wine by Dezza can be found on The Midnight Remixed. Two versions are included - one that is regular length and another that is extended.

Demo version[edit | edit source]

An early demo of Kick Drums & Red Wine was released as a prize during the Fall 2020 alternate reality game (ARG). Titled Kick Drums & Red Wine v2, it is rather short and has little in common with the final version of the song. The instrumentation is completely different, having a more progressive house feel akin to WeMoveForward. The only vocals present in the demo are the first verse and chorus, which seem to be unchanged in the final version.

Lyrics[edit | edit source]

Some look to the sky for truth
I look across the room
Katie's dress in full bloom
Yellows and blues

But I prefer kick drums and red wine
I prefer kick drums and red wine
I prefer kick drums and red wine
I prefer kick drums and red wine

Some people find it with devotion
Some with gold and some with bourbon
Some like praying to the blue sky
Some like putting on a disguise

But I prefer kick drums and red wine
I prefer kick drums and red wine
I prefer kick drums and red wine
I prefer kick drums and red wine

I prefer kick drums and red wine
I prefer kick drums and red wine
I prefer kick drums and red wine
I prefer kick drums and red wine

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Kick Drums & Red Wine | The Midnight". Bandcamp. July 15, 2014. Archived from the original on November 11, 2021. Retrieved April 3, 2022.