"What if the Smiths got back together? How would I want it to go down?" Fall Out Boy bassist and main songwriter Pete Wentz asks rhetorically. "I'd want a song right away, shows right away...'And by the way, they've already recorded the album.' The whole time you thought they were secretly meeting, they were secretly meeting. How crazy would that be?"

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