My Turn

Songfacts®:

  • This self motivational anthem was, according to promotional materials, inspired by a poem written by vocalist Doug Robb's older brother. It is "is an ode to everyman or woman, someone who has worked all their life and is just looking to get the rewards they deserve, like the band itself."
  • The amusing video for this song shows a different side to the band. Doug Robb told Artist Direct: "That side of us is probably truest to who we are on a regular basis. It's not something we show a lot of people. People that hang around us, even for a little bit, realize the only thing we take seriously is the music. Everything else is fair game for a joke. The video shows that side. I don't even know if it's something that we'd want to explore. We're so goofy half of the time, at least with each other, that if we were like that all the time, as far as how people saw us, we could be like the next Weird Al Yankovic."

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Classic MetalFact or Fiction

Ozzy, Guns N' Roses, Judas Priest and even Michael Bolton show up in this Classic Metal quiz.

Mike Love of The Beach BoysSongwriter Interviews

The lead singer/lyricist of The Beach Boys talks about coming up with the words for "Good Vibrations," "Fun, Fun, Fun," "Kokomo" and other classic songs.

Song Titles That Inspired MoviesSong Writing

Famous songs that lent their titles - and in some cases storylines - to movies.

Protest SongsMusic Quiz

How well do you know your protest songs (including the one that went to #1)?

Macabre Mother Goose: The Dark Side of Children's SongsSong Writing

"London Bridge," "Ring Around the Rosie" and "It's Raining, It's Pouring" are just a few examples of shockingly morbid children's songs.

Justin TimberlakeFact or Fiction

Was Justin the first to be Punk'd by Ashton Kutcher? Did Britney really blame him for her meltdown? Did his bandmates think he was gay?