If I Lost You

Album: Strange Little Birds (2016)

Songfacts®:

  • Garbage vocalist Shirley Manson has been married to Billy Bush, the band's longtime guitar tech/engineer, since 2010. She told Billboard magazine that she wrote this song about her relationship with her husband, and it blurs, "the line between passionate love and crippling jealousy."
  • Speaking with NME in a video interview, Manson said this is the first love song she's penned that comes from a vulnerable place since the 1995 track "Milk."

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