Fair Weather Friend

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  • Beartooth Singer Caleb Shomo wrote this song with producer Dave Bendeth - whose other credits include Breaking Benjamin's Dear Agony, Paramore's Riot! And All Time Low's Nothing Personal. "About midway through the recording process, I got pretty burnt out. Being in Ohio in a basement in the winter for long hours kinda had me cracked," Shomo recalled to Billboard magazine. "So I then went to New Jersey the following morning kind of on a whim. Big fan of David Bendeth. Love his mixes, and we just clicked and we wrote 'Fair Weather Friend,' and it rocked."
  • A "Fair Weather Friend" is someone who is loyal when you're flourishing, but desert as soon as your fortunes change. "The song is more generally about fair-weather friends as a whole. Everybody's got 'em, and everyone's got a million stories," Shomo said. "But it definitely felt like it was a song that people could connect to."
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