Innocent

Songfacts®:

  • Stephen Christian wrote this delicate ballad after spending time with his grandfather on his deathbed. He explained to Artist Direct: "When I was in Sao Paolo, Brazil last year, my grandfather passed away. I couldn't make it to his funeral. Right before I left for Brazil, I got a phone call from my dad that my grandfather was losing health and there's a chance that he'd pass away while I was in Brazil. I rerouted my trip right before I went to Brazil to make sure I went through Texas where he lived. I got to spend a few moments with him while he was alive before I went on my trip. That song is about those last few seconds I spent with him before he passed away. The song says, 'Stop taking life for granted.' It's a warning for everyone to hold on to the moments you do have, while the ones you love are still here. It comes from that place."

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