The girl he sings about in the chorus, bridge and outro is his 7th grade crush, Julie.And if I weren't a fool
Girl, I'd still be with you
Yeah, I'd still be with you
Rice never got to date Julie because he was always too shy. She ended up moving away from North Carolina to Denver. "So, my 7th grade heartbreak made her way into my 2021 song," said the singer.
He added to The Boot
: "It's a very personal, real song to me, and yet how the song ends, with the one that got away, makes it one that I think a lot of people will relate to."