Weird - If I had to guess, I'd have said that this was the Hornby one. Some weird phrasing and unusual pacing that was most evident during my first few listens of Lonely Avenue before the jelled. Maybe Ben wrote the words to the before the music for a change.
Any writing about real, famous people that exist. What's up with that?
I think this piano solo is going to grow on me. I don't dislike it now, but I think it's going to be one of those songs where I subconsciously wait for the solo. Like Mess.