Hitmakers: Danny McNamara reveals the secrets behind Embrace's All You Good Good People

James Hanley

I’d had this concept of ‘All You Good People,’ but the chorus wasn’t scanning very well. I was listening to Do It Better by Happy Mondays as I was writing it and, in that, Shaun Ryder sings, ‘Good, good, good, good, double double good’, so I changed it to All You Good Good People.

Suddenly, it clicked and it’s probably gone on to become my favourite song that we’ve ever done.

The horn section was inspired by The Boo Radleys’ ...

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