Your Place or Mine

Album: Turn It On (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • This heartbreaking track finds Mike Eli singing of two former lovers who can't quite move on from each other despite trying their best. The Eli Young Band vocalist wrote the song with bandmate Jon Jones and songwriters Ross Copperman and Jeremy Stover.
  • Both Mike Eli and Jon Jones each ended up marrying a woman like the one in the song. "My wife and I are married 14 years now," Jones told Radio.com in a March 2015 interview. "We dated through college, and then we took a break. Then there was a point before we got back together that we went through a 'Your Place Or Mine' kind of thing, where maybe we were getting back together because it was familiar. Even though it is a really sad song, maybe it does have a happy ending."

    He added: "There's something about the lyrics in that song, it's a sentiment. Some of those feelings, especially of loss and heartbreak and the uncertainty after being in a relationship, those feelings are so powerful that it's really easy to go back there, even if it's years ago and it's not your current situation. It's that power of music, how a song can take you back somewhere."

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