By Simon Round, April 3, 2008
If you assumed that the miserablist Travis anthem Why Does it Always Rain on Me? referred to a particularly soggy winter’s afternoon in the band’s native city of Glasgow, think again.
According to a piece on Israel Army Radio, the song was written in Eilat, when the singer, Fran Healy, was on holiday there and was caught in a heavy downpour.
Rain in Eilat? In the words of another band, Crowded House, he must have brought the weather with him.