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Album: single release only (2013)

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  • This nostalgic R&B track finds Brown crooning, "Wish I could go back to when I was young. Wish I could go back from where I came from." Asked by Billboard magazine what he would change if he could go back to his younger days, Brown replied: "Basically perception, choices in life. A lot of things we do we can't take back or we learn from them in the process. If I could back and say look, you're about to mess up, Chris. Don't do this. That would be my goal. If I could just retrace the steps, I would do it."
  • Speaking with The Boombox, Brown explained the concept behind the track: "That concept was basically saying "'I'm a regular guy most of the time, when I'm not Chris Brown the artist,' so sometimes you feel those nostalgic feelings. Just go back home. F--k the music, f--k the extra bulls--t that comes with it or the fame, it's really just about what matters in life. The song is saying I wish I could go back and change certain things. If I could, I'd be perfect, but you know."
  • The song was released after Brown's 2012 Carpe Diem tour with the idea of introducing his fans to the old R&B sound on X. "A lot of the music nowadays, I love it, but it's very gimmicky. Even some of my music is gimmicky," he said. "But I just want to go back to the real music - a lot of instruments, the real band, essence of being able to perform and be an entertainer."
  • The video features backstage footage of Brown on tour in countries including France, Germany and the Netherlands.

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