"The Tourist" was written by Jonny, who, explains Thom, was "in a beautiful square in France on a sunny day, and watching all these American tourists being wheeled around, frantically trying to see everything in 10 minutes." Jonny was shocked at how these people could be in a place so beautiful and so special and not realize it because they weren't taking the time to just stop and look around.
Jonny : "Thom didn't…
It barks at no one else but me
Like it's seen a ghost
I guess it's seen the sparks a-flowin'
No one else would know