• "16" tells the heartbreaking true story of Highly Suspect frontman Johnny Stevens falling in love for the first time at 16 years old. After seven years together, his girlfriend told him the joyful news she was pregnant with their baby. However, at the moment of the birth, Stevens was devastated to learn that the baby was a different race and therefore wasn't his.
  • The song topped Billboard's Mainstream Rock Songs chart despite being described by the press release as "completely guitar free." It was Highly Suspect's second #1 on the survey following 2016's "My Name Is Human."


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