Flowers

Album: Free (2015)
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Songfacts®:

  • This beachy love song is the first tune to be released by Cody Simpson since exiting his contract with Atlantic and becoming an independent artist. "It's the first time I've had the creative freedom to do what I want," he told Rolling Stone.
  • The song and the rest of the Free album was created with Cisco Adler (Whitestarr, Shwayze) in Malibu. "It just came together so easily," Simpson said.
  • Simpson recruited his friend Miley Cyrus to design the artwork as he was in a hurry to get it up on iTunes. The American songstress grabbed a dying flower from her apartment and snapped away. She told Rolling Stone: "I shot it on some Polaroids, and then instead of complicating things, I said f--k it, I'm just going to shoot this s--t on an iPhone."

    "[I was] just trying to do something simple for him," Cyrus added. "I just wanted something where people didn't have a stereotypical idea of what he was and could just look at the song for what it is, because it's a f--king epic song."

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