Somewhere in Neverland

Album: Don't Panic (2012)

Songfacts®:

  • Frontman Alex Gaskarth told Billboard magazine that this Don 't Panic track in which he wishes he could be young again is, "one of those undeniable All Time Low songs." He added: To me, it's like a 'Dear Maria' (2008) or a 'Weightless' (2009) or one of the songs that I think will really resonate with people for a long time."
  • The song references James M. Barrie's book and play about Peter Pan, a boy who would never grow up. He spends his never-ending childhood adventuring on the small island of Neverland as the leader of his gang the Lost Boys and recruits his friend Wendy to accompany him there.
  • On the subject of James M. Barrie's famous work, did you know that he created the name 'Wendy' for Peter Pan? It came from a young girl, Margaret Henley, who called Barrie 'Friendy,' but could not pronounce her Rs very well, and so it came out as 'Fwendy.'

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