Taylor Momson sings here of a dissatisfaction with her current state of being:Oh my god
Wish I was black
Wish I had soul when my music attacked
I am so white
I shine like the sun
Just like with Eve count it down to the one
Asked what she means by the line "I wish I was black" Momsen told TeamRock
: "I don't wanna get too specific; it's not that simple. It's not just as simple as 'I wish I was black', it's 'I wish had soul and my music attacked.' It's going, 'I wish I had more to me than I feel like I do.'"
Guitarist Ben Phillips added: "If you take that song literally, and I don't think people do when they hear it, but if you break it down and ask questions about it…" Momsen continued: "... it kind of rips away the whole point of the song, which is desperation."
Phillips concluded: "It's like 'Animals
' by Pink Floyd, when he says 'Big man, pig man,' it's not actually a pig man. If you asked him, 'Is there a pig man sitting in front of you?' the answer would be no. That was a really terrible analogy! But I think that song is desperate desire to be more than you are, and that lyric is interesting."