Coconut Oil

Album: Coconut Oil (2016)

Songfacts®:

  • Coconut oil has many benefits (especially as a hair care product) and it won't let you down. In this track, Lizzo stands in solidarity with her sisters, who will be alright as long as they stick together - and use coconut oil.
  • This song has a church feel, with a gospel organ the primary instrument. The voices at the end come from a recording made at her grandmother's funeral in 2015, where her cousin gave a speech about the powerful women in the family that helped inspired the Coconut Oil EP.
  • Lizzo played the flute on this track. She studied the instrument at the University of Houston.

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