"I think it's because we've got such short attention spans that we just always want to do something new and exciting,'' he admits. ''It's not that we get bored exactly, it's just that we want to try something different."
''I really like choruses that are simple, sometimes just one line repeated four times, but the verses can be complex," he says.
After signing to Columbia Records the band, whose line-up is completed by Harry's brother Samuel (bass), Douglas Castle (guitar) and Dominic Boyce (drums), toured the world.
Consequently, Happy People was written on the road and in hotel rooms, taking influences from global experiences, shifting musical scenes and the group's new itinerant lives.