The Mona Lisa

Album: Wheelhouse (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • This fast paced unconventional love song was inspired by a trip to Paris that Brad took with his wife, actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley.
  • Leonardo Da Vinci's titular painting can be found in The Louvre museum in Paris. Other songs on our database inspired by the iconic artwork include:
    "Mona Lisa" by Nat King Cole.
    "Mona Lisa (When the World Comes Down)" by The All-American Rejects.
    "Portrait Of My Love" by Matt Monro.
    "Masterpiece" by Madonna.
  • Fun Fact: The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows as it was the fashion in Renaissance France to shave them off.
  • Paisley included on the song the voices of 10,000 people recorded live in Saratoga Springs, New York. "In concert, I said, 'Who wants to be on the new album,' and what you hear at the end of the song is the audience singing the 'whoas,'" he said. "So if you live in Saratoga Springs, and you were at our concert last time, you made the album!"

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