Album: CandyDrip (2022)
Charted: 77
Play Video


  • "Over" finds Lucky Daye trapped in a toxic relationship where there seems to be no escape. Every time the singer thinks they've finished their romance and tries to get closure, she pulls him back in.
  • Lucky Daye uses the word "over" in several ways to illustrate the emotional torment of the on-again, off-again romance.

    He thought the relationship was over.

    Now they've split, he's thinking his feelings over about his ex.

    Though they've broken up, she doesn't stop calling him. It's the same pattern, over and over again.

    His phone is ringing, over and over. He cannot get away from his lover.
  • Dernst "D'Mile" Emile produced the track. The New York producer's other credits include Khalid's "My Bad," H.E.R's "Fight For You," and Silk Sonic's "Leave The Door Open."
  • D'Mile built his production around the guitar melody of Musiq Soulchild's 2002 single "Halfcrazy."
  • Daye recorded "Over" for CandyDrip. He conceived the album out of a series of jam sessions over the course of a few days in Los Angeles. "Over" is a snapshot of those recording sessions.
  • Daye released "Over" as the lead single from Candydrip. It became the R&B singer's first Hot 100 hit when it entered the chart dated April 2, 2022, at #92.


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Soul Train Stories with Stephen McMillian

Soul Train Stories with Stephen McMillianSong Writing

A Soul Train dancer takes us through a day on the show, and explains what you had to do to get camera time.

John Lee Hooker

John Lee HookerSongwriter Interviews

Into the vaults for Bruce Pollock's 1984 conversation with the esteemed bluesman. Hooker talks about transforming a Tony Bennett classic and why you don't have to be sad and lonely to write the blues.

British Invasion

British InvasionFact or Fiction

Go beyond The Beatles to see what you know about the British Invasion.

John Doe of X

John Doe of XSongwriter Interviews

With his X-wife Exene, John fronts the band X and writes their songs.


MelanieSongwriter Interviews

The singer-songwriter Melanie talks about her spiritual awakening at Woodstock, "Brand New Key," and why songwriting is an art, not a craft.

Jason Newsted (ex-Metallica)

Jason Newsted (ex-Metallica)Songwriter Interviews

The former Metallica bassist talks about his first time writing a song with James Hetfield, and how a hand-me-down iPad has changed his songwriting.