The Key

Album: Welcome to the Dollhouse (2008)
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  • This track, written by D. Woods' writer/artist sister Shanell, inspired the album title. Woods explained to That Grape Juice: "One of the records we have on the album called 'The Key,' the music sounds kind of like a wind-up doll. So we had a whole visual brainstorming session for the direction of the album and (came up with) the fact that we can be likened to these dolls that can be made up, positioned and dressed. Yet, at the same time, we wanted to get a little bit deeper; open the doors to how we really feel because last time we didn't really get too emotional, touch on things that matter and our personalities didn't really shine as we would have wanted them to. This time, it's like, welcome everyone in; we are like these dolls, pristine and whatnot, but at the same time we have other sides to us."

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