Always Been You

Album: Drowning (2021)
Charted: 95
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  • Born in Nashville but raised in Alabama, Jessie Murph wanted to be a singer from a young age. She started writing her own songs aged 11 and signed a deal with Columbia Records five years later. Her label released "Always Been You" as a single on November 24, 2021.
  • Murph's previous releases were edgy, authentic singles that pulled no punches. This song is more vulnerable as the teenage singer reflects on a one-sided relationship.

    'Cause in my head
    It's always been you
    Heart in my hands
    Hopeless 'cause no one can take it from you

    Murph can't stop thinking about her crush. Sadly, her feelings aren't reciprocated, leaving her emotionally wounded.
  • Murph wrote the song with:

    Frequent Ariana Grande collaborator Mr. Franks ("Positions," "34+35"). His other credits include Blackpink's "Ice Cream" and Justin Bieber's "Holy."

    BTS co-writers Stephen Kirk and Jenna Andrews ("Butter," "Permission To Dance").

    Mr. Franks and Stephen Kirk also produced the song.


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