That's How You Know

Album: Cornerstone (2015)
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Songfacts®:

  • The first single from Cornerstone, this is according to a press release, a "cautionary tale of doing too much." The song includes contributions from Kid Ink and Bebe Rexha and is the only track on the new EP with featured artists.
  • The track has a wide-ranging feel, something Nico & Vinz were going for on Cornerstone. "The sounds out there right now show us that there's no real formula anymore, that it's ok to play around with sounds and moods. So we wrote a lot of songs based on things we enjoy listening and performing to and put that on the project," said Nico. "We represent this new generation that is genre-blind but connects with songs they feel, like love and struggle. The moment captured in this EP is a reflection on those feelings and experiences."
  • This cut actually began as a joke. "That song was a fun one to record that kinda started off a joke of what would happen if we took advantage of the opportunity we have been afforded," explained Nico. "It's us trying new stuff, and was actually one of the first songs we recorded with this new mentality in different approaches to making music."

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