I Like You So Much Better When You're Naked

Album: Fortress Round My Heart (2008)
Charted: 13


  • Ida Maria said of this song on her record company's website: "I hoped that song was going to be for the alternative kids while I wrote it. I wanted to see how catchy I could make all the songs. I hadn't really grown up on anything but rock music, so I tried to see if I could do that."
  • The track uses as its hook a sing-along nursery rhyme type tune. Maria explained: "I used the simplest kind of melody to get my message across, so that people would sing the words out loud, and then maybe discover the message later."
  • Maria explained the song's lyrics: "It's very much a shout-out to all those who objectify women. I wanted to turn it around and make the male body an object. I think I succeeded and I'm very happy about this."

Comments: 1

  • V-starr from ??????, Mimy friend got me hooked on this song. it's so catchy.
see more comments

Editor's Picks

George ClintonSongwriter Interviews

When you free your mind, your ass may follow, but you have to make sure someone else doesn't program it while it's wide open.

Guy ClarkSongwriter Interviews

Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris and Lyle Lovett are just a few of the artists who have looked to Clark for insightful, intelligent songs.

Kevin GodleySongwriter Interviews

Kevin Godley talks about directing classic videos for The Police, U2 and Duran Duran, and discusses song and videos he made with 10cc and Godley & Creme.

Andy McClusky of OMDSongwriter Interviews

Known in America for the hit "If You Leave," OMD is a huge influence on modern electronic music.

Joan ArmatradingSongwriter Interviews

The revered singer-songwriter talks inspiration and explains why she put a mahout in "Drop the Pilot."

Concert DisastersFact or Fiction

Ozzy biting a dove? Alice Cooper causing mayhem with a chicken? Creed so bad they were sued? See if you can spot the real concert mishaps.