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In this song Groves sings about her battles with onstage anxiety attacks. She told Christianity Today magazine: "I was not a member of the club until a year and a half ago, and I don't say that lightly. My mom has talked to me about her experiences with anxiety, and honestly, my thoughts back to her would be, 'Well, get over it. It's not true. When your thoughts go haywire and your body is having this fear response, just tell yourself it's not true.' Until one day I was playing at a prayer breakfast—something very benign, not a big deal. My body had a full fear response to something that wasn't there. I was in the middle of a song, and it was as if a bear had walked in the room in the middle of my song. I called my best friend who is a counselor, and I said, 'What just happened to me?' and she was like, 'You just read the textbook for an anxiety attack.' It doesn't happen every time I get on stage, but it is limited to the stage. I feel like there's a spiritual, emotional, physical element to it, but it's definitely changed my emotional landscape the last year and a half. I'm still in it, but I'm making progress. I really, really believe that God wants me to be weak. He wants to be strong in my weakness. And he's teaching me that when I get on the other side of this, I'm going to be a stronger person. But it is not fun. It's not pleasant. It feels absolutely terrible."
Susanna Hoffs - "Eternal Flame"
The Prince-penned "Manic Monday" was the first song The Bangles heard coming from a car radio, but "Eternal Flame" is closest to Susanna's heart, perhaps because she sang it in "various states of undress."
Jonathan Edwards - "Sunshine"
"How much does it cost? I'll buy it?" Another songwriter told Jonathan to change these lyrics. Good thing he ignored this advice.
Jim McCarty of The Yardbirds
The Yardbirds drummer explains how they created their sound and talks about working with their famous guitarists.
An original member of Depeche Mode, Vince went on to form Erasure and Yaz.