What Happiness Means to Me

Album: A Curious Thing (2010)
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Songfacts®:

  • MacDonald wrote this simple track on a piano belonging to her footballer boyfriend Steve Lovell. She said: "I love that it's quiet and raw; that there are no effects on my vocal. It felt like the right way to end to the album."

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