High Maintenance

Album: High Maintenance (2011)


  • This is the title track of iCarly star Miranda Cosgrove's second EP. The song is a collaboration with Weezer's Rivers Cuomo. "It's the first duet I've ever done, and it was really fun," Miranda told Billboard magazine. "My part of the song is this girl who's high maintenance, and Rivers is this guy who's having to put up with it. I really enjoyed working with (Cuomo). He's really cool. I've worked with Dr. Luke for a while, and he ended up introducing me to Rivers."
  • The song finds Miranda singing, "So what if I break a few glasses, kick a few asses." The iCarly actress told AOL that she's not as difficult as the girl she portrays in the song: "In a way, I felt like I was playing a character because I'm definitely not that high maintenance but everybody has their moments where they kinda have a fit. It was fun to be in the studio and play that. The girl in the song is kinda a jerk so it was fun to get to be like that."


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