Backstabber

Album: Animal (2010)
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Songfacts®:

  • Kesha explained in publicity materials that this song is about the time "some dumb b--ch fronted like she was my friend but then secretly tried to bring me down."
  • Kesha co-wrote this with former Scritti Politti keyboardist David Gamson, whose biggest hit was "Perfect Way."
  • Kesha expanded on the story behind this song to Billboard magazine: "A very close friend of mine stole my car one night. The car is gone, and I was like, 'What a backstabber!' And then I found out that she was also talking s--t, so I was like, 'What a s--t-talker!' The next day, I had a writing appointment in Long Beach [California]. I got there and I was like, 'We should write a song about this girl.' The line in the song is, 'Jeanie, why you gotta tell the secrets about my sex life?'"

Comments: 9

  • MeowThis song reminds me of myself, I have a friend that I hate too much
  • AnonymousBruh i sent this soundtrack to my backstabbing ex friend >:(
  • Hey Im Souyathis song reminds of my backstabbing friends who talked about behind my back and made up lies
  • Someone from Somewherelove how tiktok made all of yall believe its abt kesha's producer r@aping her, honestly yall are the backstabbers /s
  • Tommydamn thats like my friends we play minecraft on twitch and i get blamed for EVERYTHING like someone blowing my house and its sick of them to do that
  • Cera from LampitTell that to my f__king friend
  • Lily from Heaventhis song is about how kesha was raped by her producer, that's what its about
  • Janey from Shenandoah, IaTells about my friend too, she's such a s--t talker!
  • Lacey from Chicago, Ili like the lyrics to this song thats about it
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