Human

Album: Sorry I'm Late (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • This is one of several tracks on Sorry I'm Late that finds Cher Lloyd getting raw, vulnerable and emotional. Speaking on MTV Live, she credited the desire to show off that side of her to just growing up and being comfortable in her own skin. "I would say that you go through many different things growing up and the thing for me, is I just figured out who I was that was the biggest issue for me," Lloyd said. "Because when you live in this kind of world, in this present time it feels like everyone else is making the decision for you."

    "This is what you are meant to look like because it's in this magazine, or your hair should be like because it's the top rated hair style of the year, bull. It took me a while to figure it out."
  • This was written by the Nashville songwriters Robert Marvin and Catt Gravitt, who had previously teamed up to write the Kelly Clarkson song "Honestly." In our interview with Gravitt, she explained the inspiration for the lyric: "I was going through a time of making mistakes, which is very uncomfortable for somebody like me. As a songwriter, you end up writing all of these broken songs that come from that kind of a place. And that song is very, very personal."
  • The song's writers were intimately involved in recording the track, with Robert Marvin producing and Catt Gravitt serving as vocal producer. This meant that Gravitt could coach Lloyd while she was doing her track, helping her connect with the lyric. "There were a couple of times where I was telling Cher, 'I'm just not feeling it'," Gravitt told us. "Stop singing the melody, and sing me the lyric."

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