The opening track and title track of Motionless In White's Disguise album, the song's lyrical content about frontman Chis Motionless' struggles to be truly himself is a common thread that circulates through the rest of the record. He explained to Kerrang:
"The song is about how I feel like I'm constantly having to put on this mask, put on this disguise when I show myself. I don't feel like it's accepted to talk about the things I want to talk about emotionally or mentally to a certain degree, and that's been a struggle for me, and what I've been dealing with.
It sucks to feel like I'm losing myself in this alternate person I feel like I have to be, and that definitely hit me very hard last summer when I recognized that I had to figure myself out because something is absolutely wrong, something that is going to stop me from wanting to even be in a band if I don't care for myself emotionally or mentally.
Probably eight of the songs are centered around those feelings, and starting the record off with the title-track gives you an idea of what it's going to be."
Kacey Musgraves originally offered "Follow Your Arrow" to her friend Katy Perry. However, Perry thought Musgraves should record the song herself as it seemed, "like something that you would totally say."
Who writes a song about a name they found in a phone book? That's just one of the everyday things these guys find to sing about. Anything in their field of vision or general scope of knowledge is fair game. If you cross paths with them, so are you.
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