Something Like Olivia

Album: Born And Raised (2012)

Songfacts®:

  • Mayer admits to having a celebrity crush on House and Tron: Legacy star Olivia Wilde on this song, even though she "is taken." Presumably the singer penned this track before February 8, 2011, when the actress announced that she and her husband - Italian-American documentary filmmaker Tao Ruspoli - were separating. So Mayer can still live in hope that he'll be the, "one man in this world, who gets to sleep with her by his side."
  • Chuck Leavell, famous for his piano/keyboard work with The Allman Brothers and The Rolling Stones fame, contributes the churchy organ to this song.
  • The song's accompanying visual is the winning entry in a video-making contest initiated by Mayer. The clip was created and submitted by Mayer's fans Xavier Collos and Arthur Caron.

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