Better in a Black Dress

Album: Fall Into Me (2012)
Play Video


  • Armiger penned this bluesy tune with Nashville songwriter Blair Daly, who co-wrote the Rascal Flatts 2007 Country chart-topper "Stand." The song was released as the lead single from Fall Into Me on June 4, 2012.
  • The song finds Armiger running from the altar, having decided that she's not yet old enough to settle down. "It is my mentality right now," the singer told The Boot. "A lot of my friends are married or engaged, or at least have some sort of relationship where it's going there extremely soon. Growing up in a smaller town, you go to college and that's where you meet the guy you're going to marry. Then you graduate, then you marry, then you move back home. When you hit your 20s, people start asking you, 'What's your five-year plan? Are you going to get married? When are you going to have kids?' I get those questions all the time! I wrote that song as my answer."


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Janet Jackson

Janet JacksonFact or Fiction

Was Janet secretly married at 18? Did she gain 60 pounds for a movie role that went to Mariah Carey? See what you know about Ms. Jackson.

Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders

Chrissie Hynde of The PretendersSongwriter Interviews

The rock revolutionist on songwriting, quitting smoking, and what she thinks of Rush Limbaugh using her song.

Leslie West of Mountain

Leslie West of MountainSongwriter Interviews

From the cowbell on "Mississippi Queen" to recording with The Who when they got the wrong Felix, stories from one of rock's master craftsmen.

Taylor Dayne

Taylor DayneSongwriter Interviews

Taylor talks about "The Machine" - the hits, the videos and Clive Davis.

Gary Louris of The Jayhawks

Gary Louris of The JayhawksSongwriter Interviews

The Jayhawks' song "Big Star" has special meaning to Gary, who explains how longevity and inspiration have trumped adulation.

80s Video Director Jay Dubin

80s Video Director Jay DubinSong Writing

Billy Joel and Hall & Oates hated making videos, so they chose a director with similar contempt for the medium. That was Jay Dubin, and he has a lot to say on the subject.