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Jessie wrote this rock-influenced number with Atlanta-based Turkish-American record producer Oak for Chris Brown. The American R&B singer recorded it for the deluxe version of his 2009 album, Graffiti. The English singer explained to The Sun: " I decided to put this on the album as I thought it was nice to show my version of a song that has already been used by Chris Brown."
Jessie explained the song's meaning to The Sun: " I wrote it about my life going from normal to not so normal and how I needed my friends and family to understand that I needed space to grow."
Mike Watt - "History Lesson, Pt. 2"
Mike Watt of the Minutemen tells the story of the song that became an Indie Rock touchstone. It's also the story of what Mike calls "The Movement."
Lajon Witherspoon of Sevendust
The Sevendust frontman talks about the group's songwriting process, and how trips to the Murder Bar helped forge their latest album.
The country sweetheart opines about the demands of touring and talks about writing songs with her famous father.
Pete produced Dwight Yoakam, Michelle Shocked, Meat Puppets, and a very memorable track for Roy Orbison.