Dumb Love

Album: Seven Shades of Heartbreak (2021)
Charted: 12
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Songfacts®:

  • This dreamy song finds Mimi Webb singing of the excitement of falling head over heels in love for someone. Such an attraction "cuts you up inside," leaving you with a "sweet, sweet pain" and never feeling the same again. Mimi Webb said of the emotive ballad, "It's all about that fresh new love feeling you get. That 'is this actually real' feeling and sometimes, it's the most real, because 'dumb love' really never ends."
  • Mimi Webb wrote the song with Aimee Miriello and the track's producers, Johnny Black and Garen Gueyikian. Johnny Black is the best known of her collaborators, having produced tracks for the likes of Daughtry ("Baptized"), Jessie J ("It's My Party") and Mr. Probz ("Space For Two").
  • Webb released "Dumb Love" on June 11, 2021 as the follow-up to her breakthrough single "Good Without." That song concerns getting over a toxic relationship – a complete reversal of this stirring ballad's content about being crazy in love.
  • Elliot Simpson directed the video, which brings the song's lyrics to life amusingly. We see Webb reconnect with an ex at a wedding where everything else just seems to go wrong.
  • "Dumb Love" is actually a heartbreak ballad about an old relationship that though great at the time, didn't last. "We wanted to do something that was emotional and about reminiscing," Webb told Apple Music. "It was about enjoying the memories, more than about being sassy and over it."

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