Watching Movies

Album: Watching Movies With the Sound Off (2013)
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Songfacts®:

  • The title track of Mac Miller's sophomore album finds him spitting about his wonderful lifestyle over a trippy beat. "Looking at my life is like you watching movies," Miller declares.
  • This is one of five tracks on Watching Movies with the Sound Off that was produced by Larry Fisherman, Mac Miller's alter ego. In this instance it was with the help of SAP, the guy behind the beat of "Donald Trump." Miller told MTV News; "On Blue Slide Park, the core of the album was everything that me and [Big Jerm] and [E-Dan] did, so we would sit and make the songs from scratch, but they would handle the production. The only difference with this one is, I said, 'You know what? It's time for me to step in and try this.'"

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