Maybe, maybe it's the clothes we wear,
In an interview with Sky Arts’ Songbook series, frontman Anderson confirmed the track was a celebration of the band’s outsider status:
I actually wrote it about the band Suede. It's a celebration of the band, but by extension, it's a celebration of the fans as well. And it was a kind of a song written about us, as a gang, it was written about the values we stood for. And even though it sounds like a love song, it was actually about the idea of the identity of the band, and what they stood for.