Magic

Album: Wild Ones (2015)
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  • This optimistic love song was penned by Kip Moore with Westin Davis and Luke Dick. It finds Moore singing of how those fairy tales can actually happen. "I kind of got to thinking about the way love is constantly described on the radio as this fairy tale and how that just isn't real," Moore told Entertainment Weekly. "I've never really believed anybody who's singing about that stuff - that's where the opening lines, 'I never believed in fairy tales. Even when I was a kid. It sounded like another trick. To put us all to bed,' come from - and I want to believe what I'm hearing and singing about."

    "So we started with that concept," the singer continued, "and we spun it to where I'm finally feeling it, that magic, and wanting to believe its real, and not slip away."
  • Kip Moore said the song is about the fact that, although he has "never believed in all that fairytale stuff," he'd love to one day feel that magic. "I don't get serious with somebody until I feel like it's time to do that, until I feel like it's somebody I want to be serious with," he reflected. "I don't just get serious with anybody that I date, and that part of my life will happen when it's supposed to. I'm never looking for it; I'm never trying to force it. And who knows: It might be tomorrow. It might be when I'm 45."

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