Two Rings Shy

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  • Lambert wrote this with Brandy Clark, who penned "Mama's Broken Heart," and Heather Little, with whom she collaborated with on "Gunpowder & Lead."

    "It actually has a really good point to it," Lambert told Billboard magazine. "The lyrics matter. There's a lot of smart lyrics in there, because I wrote it with two really smart girls. The point of this song is very direct: don't fool with me."
  • Lambert gave specific instructions to producer Frank Liddell regarding this track. "When we wrote this song," she told Billboard, "I told Frank I wanted it to sound like the circus, like literally we need to go to a circus somewhere and just record sounds."

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