Only A Clown

Album: The Stand In (2013)
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Songfacts®:

  • Caitlin Rose penned this cut with Gary Louris from the Jayhawks. Asked by Billboard magazine about the song's meaning, Rose replied: "I don't know how to explain it, as it gets me in a pickle. I guess it's about the person who doesn't have any fun at the party, but still sends you a thank you note."
  • Caitlin's mom is Liz Jones, the Grammy-winning songwriter who has co-composed many of Taylor Swift's hits.

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