Georgia

Album: Jaime (2019)
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Songfacts®:

  • This undulating R&B ballad finds Brittany Howard singing of falling in love with an older woman. She titled the track after Los Angeles musician Georgia Anne Muldrow. Howard told Mojo magazine the story behind the song:

    "I wrote it in California, in Topanga. There was a heatwave, and I was reading this article about Georgia Anne Muldrow, and I noticed she works with everyone I like. I was like, man, I wonder if Georgia knows who I am? And then I started chanting, 'I just want Georgia to notice me,' while I was making a sandwich. And I'm like, oh my gosh, this is a song that I have to go put the song down right now. I ran out to the little green house where I was recording and started fleshing the song out."

    The song that Howard came up with was about a young girl having an innocent love crush on an older female and not being able to understand her feelings.
  • Howard identifies as queer (her wife is fellow musician Jesse Lafser) but this song is not a true story. She explained to Mojo: "I don't think I really came to terms with whom I am he was until I was 25 or 26. But I imagine it's the same thing, and I noticed there weren't really songs like that. So I wanted to write one."

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