So Am I

Album: Heaven & Hell (2019)
Charted: 13
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Songfacts®:

  • This bouncy dance-pop anthem finds Ava Max celebrating her individuality and embracing her unique quirks.

    Do you ever feel like a misfit?
    Everything inside of you is dark and twisted
    Oh, but it's OK to be different
    'Cause baby so am I


    Ava Max explained: "'So Am I' is about loving yourself, being different, being an outcast and not fitting in the format that society wants to put us in - just celebrating what really makes you different. Whenever I'm feeling down, I remind myself that my flaws make me perfect, because in reality there is no perfect."
  • Ava Max wrote the song with American singer-songwriter Charlie Puth and Swedish pop-folk duo Smith & Thell. It was produced by Canadian songsmith Cirkut, who also helmed her breakthrough hit "Sweet But Psycho."
  • The video shows Max walking through a high school hallway and frantically dancing in the cafeteria with a diverse band of fellow outcasts. The clip was shot inside the same Malibu school as where the original Teen Wolf movie was made.
  • Ava Max explained to Genius the song is about "not fitting into the format that society wants to put us in. We have to be in our own lane, and we don't have to go into the, so called, recommended lanes. Do this, you should be doing this with your life; do what you want, it's your life. You live one life."

Comments: 1

  • Anabelle from Nunya I’ve always been kinda a misfit. This song empowered me because I love knowing that not every female pop singer is a diva who only cares about being “perfect.” You go, Ava Max!
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