Before I Ever Met You

Album: Fall Over (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • Jillian Banks is a Los Angeles songwriter who turned to music at the age of 15 to combat a bout of depression. Expressing her fear and loneliness through music helped her cope. This was her the lead single from her debut EP Fall Over, which was released on March 1, 2013. The song later found its way on to Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 show and the exposure triggered a breakthrough year for the singer. "'Before I Ever Met You' was the first one to come out and that just dives into the grit and it's pretty graphic about a relationship," Banks told Digital Spy. "For my first song, it was very special the way it happened, because I didn't really hold anything back and people responded to it."
  • The Sun asked Jillian Banks why she just uses her surname when performing? "Because I like the name Banks," she replied. "It's strong, feminine, masculine, big, small, brave and scared."

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