Brick Shoes
by Mona

Album: Listen to Your Love (2011)


  • Nashville-based alternative rock band Mona comprises vocalist Nick Brown, drummer Vince Gard, bassist Zach Lindsey and guitarist Jordan Young. The band channels of the sounds of the American South through modern rock 'n' roll, which along with their Pentecostal past, has led some critics to compare them to Kings of Leon.
  • Brown's vocals for this song were recorded in an intentionally low-fi manner to recall the Sun Records vibe of the '50s and '60s.
  • Lyrically, this song is a lament about women who can't seem to find happiness. "I'm always blown away by the decisions girls make," Brown explained to Spin magazine. "Why choose to be stuck in a situation that you're miserable in? Why be with someone you don't really love? Why settle? And then why choose to lie to yourself instead of go for something better?"


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Randy HouserSongwriter Interviews

The "How Country Feels" singer talks Skynyrd and songwriting.

Petula ClarkSongwriter Interviews

Petula talks about her hits "Downtown" and "Don't Sleep In The Subway," and explains her Michael Jackson connection.

90s MetalFact or Fiction

Test your metal - Priest, Maiden, and Beavis and Butt-head show up in this one.

QueenFact or Fiction

Scaramouch, a hoople and a superhero soundtrack - see if you can spot the real Queen stories.

When Rock Belonged To MichelobSong Writing

Michelob commercials generated hits for Eric Clapton, Genesis and Steve Winwood in the '80s, even as some of these rockers were fighting alcoholism.

Chris Fehn of SlipknotSongwriter Interviews

A drummer for one of the most successful metal bands of the last decade, Chris talks about what it's like writing and performing with Slipknot. Metal-neck is a factor.