Early Winter

Album: The Sweet Escape (2006)

Songfacts®:

  • This song is about ending a relationship, probably because the boyfriend was cheating on her. The "Early Winter" is the end of the relationship. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Joy - Melbourne, Australia
  • This was co-written by Gwen Stefani with Keane's Tim Rice-Oxley. Stefani says in the Daily Mail September 28, 2007: "I did this when Kingston (her child) was just three months old. I wanted a nostalgic number like Billy Idol's "Eyes Without A Face" or Cyndi Lauper's "Time After Time."
  • Rice-Oxley played piano on this track.
  • The music video by Sophie Muller was filmed while Stefani was on her Sweet Escape tour, and includes scenes shot on the streets of Budapest, Milan, and Prague.

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