To Be Young
by Anne-Marie (featuring Doja Cat)

Album: single release only (2020)
Charted: 74
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Songfacts®:

  • Here, Anne-Marie paints a picture of those reckless teenage years.

    Fall in love, broken heart
    Break the rules, drink too much
    We're all a mess, but I guess
    This is what it feels like to be young


    Being young may have had its ups and downs, but those youthful experiences are universal rites of passage.
  • Doja Cat contributes a verse in which she recalls her youth. The Los Angeles native remembers her struggles to fit in and immature boys who didn't know how to love properly.
  • Anne-Marie and Doja Cat wrote the song with:

    Actor and songwriter Teo Halm, whose other credits include Rosalia's Latin Grammy-winning song "Con Altura" and Beyoncé, Jay-Z and Childish Gambino's Lion King the Gift track "Mood 4 Eva."

    Frequent Post Malone collaborators, producer Louis Bell and singer-songwriter Billy Walsh. Their joint Posty credits include "Better Now" and "Circles."

    American singer-songwriter Delacey, who also co-wrote Anne-Marie's previous single, "Birthday." Her other credits include Halsey's "Without Me" and Zara Larsson's "Ruin My Life."

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