Elevator

Album: The Other Side of Down (2010)
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Songfacts®:

  • This uptempo track is a single by American singer-songwriter David Archuleta, from his third studio, titled The Other Side of Down. The song was co-penned by Archuleta and his guitarist, Mike Krompass, and finds him singing about life's up and down journey, and going with the flow but not always understanding what is happening.
  • Archuleta told The Memphis Commercial Appeal that this song was inspired by a dream. "In my dream there's a huge building with all these different floors and elevators going to different places, and I didn't know which floor to get off at," explained the singer. "The song is just reflective of life. How there's so many different decisions, so many different things that can happen to you in your life. They may not always make sense, and it can be really confusing at times. But it's an endless ride. Sometimes it takes you up. Sometimes it takes you down. But it's the butterflies that keeping you feeling so alive."

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