Romeo and Juliet symbolism is sprinkled across many of the Hopeless Fountain Kingdom lyrics. This song is an extension of the doomed love story in which Halsey admits during a house party that she is a socialite with a dark side. The setting is a parallel to the masquerade ball hosted by the Capulet family in Romeo and Juliet.
I know you're dying to meet me, but I can just tell you this Baby as soon as you meet me, you'll wish that you never did
Halsey discourages her pursuer at the party, warning him of the inevitable hurt when the relationship breaks down.
Halsey released a remix featuring London rapper Stefflon Don on the bridge and Big Sean who spits a verse in which he advices the social butterfly to settle down with somebody.
A second remix by Calvin Harris, who gives the track a bass-heavy house spin, was released on April 20, 2018. This version retains Stefflon Don's vocals.
Movie director Michel Gondry played live drums on the Late Registration track, "Diamonds From Sierra Leone." The Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind filmmaker happened to be in the studio on a day when producer Jon Brion was setting up a drum kit
If counterpoint and polyrhythms are your thing, you might love these guys. Even by Progressive Rock standards, they were one of the most intricate bands of the '70s. Then their lead singer gave us Bon Jovi.