Oh My God

Album: Fortress Round My Heart (2008)
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Songfacts®:

  • Ida Maria said in promotional materials that this song is about "talking to myself, trying to figure out what this is all about. It was originally a very slow, soft ballad, that just became more and more angry, like a panic attack."
  • This was #3 on Time magazine's "Top Ten List of Everything in 2008."
  • The song was used in on-air promos for the 2008-09 season of Gossip Girl.

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