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Album: Miss AmericaReleased: 2010
This is the first single from American hard rock band Saving Abel's second album, Miss America
. Frontman Jared Weeks explained the meaning of the song in an interview with Shauna O'Donnell on the internet radio station MUEN Talk: "(Producer) Skidd Mills and I wrote that in the studio. We wrote it two days after the Grammy's this year. We were fortunate enough to get to go and be a part of the experience. Two days later we were in the studio and I was reading a quote by Marilyn Monroe that stated 'A wise girl always kisses before she's kissed, leaves before she's left and forgets before she's forgotten.' To me, that says a lot about her because you know she wasn't stupid, she knew what was going on. The message of the song is about one of those Hollywood girls trying to use everybody and work her way up the ladder. It's a simple song and it says a lot. I'm a big Marilyn fan, so I wanted to get her involved in my music somehow. We had the Hollywood theme going in our heads still, so we were excited about writing it. It was one of the last songs on the record that we wrote which ended up being the first single. It was the same with 'Addicted
.' We are hoping it follows the same format."