Cigarettes

Album: Love and War (2009)
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  • Merriweather explained to We7 that he wrote this song with a "friend of mine, Jordan Galand, one morning after being out till 9am I realized that my clothes smelled like cigarettes but at the time I had quit smoking. My girlfriend broke up with me, I was sad."

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