The Best You Had

Album: The Sun Will Come Up, the Seasons Will Change (2017)

Songfacts®:

  • Nina Nesbitt told Pop Crush the story behind this song:

    "Basically, it was inspired by a friend who had recently been dumped, and she had done a little Instagram stalking of her ex-boyfriend and saw there was a new girl on the scene. Then she started sending me pictures of this new girl, and she asked me, 'So what do you think? Is she prettier than me?' You know, that paranoia that you get. Then it occurred to me that it wasn't so much about the break-up but more about her ego and that her pride had been hurt. It's like saying, 'You can go off and be with whoever you want because we're not supposed to be together - as long as she's not better than me.' I guess it's a bit of an ugly trait to have, but I think a lot of us have it."
  • DJ Fresh made a remix of the track, the first proper remix ever done to a Nina Nesbitt song.
  • Nesbitt was inspired by Alanis Morissette's "You Oughta Know" lyrics when writing this song.

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