I'd Rather Be With You

Album: Simple Times (2008)
Charted: 82

Songfacts®:

  • This is a single from American folk musician Joshua Radin's second album, Simple Times. The record was released in America in September 2008 and in April 2010 in the UK.
  • Radin explained the song's meaning to IndieLondon: "That was actually about trying to get my best girlfriend back [smiles]. You can obsess about a lot of things in your mind, especially love… sometimes it makes it easier to just write it out."
  • The music video for the song's American release was directed by Scrubs actor and Radin's best friend Zach Braff. A second video directed by Tony Petrossian and Marc Klasfeld was done for the UK. This one was filmed on the outskirts of Los Angeles and features Heroes actress Hayden Panettiere.
  • Among the TV shows this has featured in are Scrubs and Home & Away.

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