Title

Album: Title (2014)
Charted: 100
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Songfacts®:

  • The upbeat title track of Meghan Trainor's debut EP is an ode to commitment in a relationship.

    Baby, don't call me your friend
    If I hear that word again
    You might never get a chance to see me naked in your bed


    The sassy singer is warning a guy if you want to get with her, you'd better give her that girlfriend title.
  • This was released as the second single from Title. "Dear Future Husband" was originally earmarked to be the second release as it has a closer doo-wop sound to "All About That Bass," but instead this was chosen as the follow-up to Meghan's #1 smash. "I loved that 'Title' showed a little Caribbean drum before the chorus," she explained to MTV News, "and then, like, a rap bridge that was, like…[a] totally different sound."
  • Title topped the US album chart, making Trainor the thirteenth female artist to achieve both a debut #1 single and long player. The previous female artist to do so was Kesha with "TiK ToK" and Animal in 2010.
  • Trainor wrote this with her "All About That Bass" songwriting partner Kevin Kadish, who also produced the track. He explained to Songwriter Universe: "We had a free day and we wrote the song right away, in about eight minutes! We were inspired. The lyric theme is about something real that Meghan was dealing with. I had this track and she said she wanted to write to it."
  • Fatima Robinson ("All About That Bass," "Dear Future Husband") directed the song's music video in 2014. Trainor's label didn't release it at the time, but after the track gained traction on TikTok seven years later, the singer uploaded the clip onto her YouTube channel.

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