Realize

Album: Coco (2007)
Charted: 20

Songfacts®:

  • In this acoustic folk song the narrator urges the man she loves to realize what she realizes; that they are perfect for each other.
  • Caillat wrote this song with Jason Reeves, an Iowa songwriter who met Colbie the first day he came to Los Angeles. The two hit it off and wrote most of the songs on Coco together. Reeves told us how this one came together: "I was living in the same city as her, but I wasn't with her. I wasn't living with her. So one day she was at home and she had come up with the verse for 'Realize,' at least the first part of it. And she sent it to me through email for some reason. I think she just may have been so excited she just wanted me to have it right away. But we didn't get together in person because this was the first time I've ever had a chunk of a song emailed to me. She was asking if I could come up with anything else. And right away when I heard it, something clicked. I had a guitar and the rest, like the pre-chorus and the chorus just came out right away. I recorded it and sent it back to her, and she loved it, fortunately. So I think it wasn't till after that happened that we got together and finished the rest of it in the studio. But I'd never mailed back and forth like that."

Comments: 8

  • Sierra from Gahugafuga, OhOh my gosh seriously Bubbly was my favorite song!But then it got so annoying I couldn't even listen to it without turning it off in a matter of 5 seconds! But I love this one! It's so cute
  • Rosena from Redmond, OrI love this song and Bubbly, thier great songs on karaoke.
  • Shanise from Callawoo, OhI really like this song and bubbly
  • Kennedy from Newport, WaI agree Lil, I used to like Bubbly but it got annoying fast. I like this one though
  • Jessie from Dallas, TxI love this song soo much! It's my boyfriend and I's song ^_^
  • Lil from Houston, Txfolk song???
  • Lil from Houston, Txi think this song is awesome. but colbie calliat songs get kinda annoying quickly like, bubbly
  • Randi from Hale, MoI love this song. I've been in love with my boyfriend for well over a year, but when I heard this song for the first time a few weeks ago, I thought that it was exactly how I felt when I first fell for him and didn't know how he felt about me.
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