Time Machine

Album: Lights Out (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • This horn-laden song finds a fiery Michaelson wishing that she "could turn back time," following a break-up. Such is her heartache, she fantasizes about pressing a rewind button and running away rather than hooking up with her ex.
  • The song's music video features a motley crew of comic actors hogging the camera and stealing Michaelson's thunder. They include The Office actors Rainn Wilson (Dwight) and Brian Baumgartner (Kevin), Donald Faison (Turk from Scrubs), David Koechner (Champ Kind from Anchorman), Matt Jones (Badger from Breaking Bad), Jorge Garcia (Hurley from Lost), Rob Delaney (Rob from UK comedy series Catastrophe), Steve Agee (Steve Myron from The Sarah Silverman Program) and Garret Dillahunt (Burt Chance from Raising Hope). "When I came up with the idea for this video, I had no clue how to get these guys involved," Michaelson told Buzzfeed. "I've never loved being upstaged so much!"

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