"Heart On is about our love affair with L.A.," Jesse Hughes, guitarist/vocalist of Eagles of Death Metal, tells SPIN.com of his and drummer Josh Homme's (Queens of the Stone Age) forthcoming album of hard-chugging party-time cuts. "Every song is almost like a storybook." Amongst the chapters: "Secret Plans," a power-chord tune about a run-in with a Hollywood drug dealer.
"A very weird and high-ranking dealer in L.A. had me over one night," Hughes explains of the song's birth. "He told me about this rad stuff he had, and when I got there I said, 'Yeah, but I don't see it. What's up?' Later I went to Josh's [Homme] house and sat down and wrote the lyric 'I want it/But I don't see it.' Boom. That's how songs write themselves, you know? I'm shameless... I'll take it from anything."
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Now Hear This: Eagles of Death Metal, "Secret Plans"