Mistakes
by Paloma Faith (featuring Jonas Blue)

Album: Est. 1989 (2020)
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Songfacts®:

  • This dance-pop banger is the first collaboration between Paloma Faith and British tropical house DJ Jonas Blue. Faith has previous form for club anthems, having also worked on hit tunes by Sigma ("Changing") and Sigala ("Lullaby").
  • Lyrically, the song is about Faith not taking heed of her past experiences and returning to the same toxic relationship.

    When will I learn to stop making the same mistakes again?
    When will I learn that I can do better, much better than you?
  • Songwriter and record producer MNEK (Little Mix's "Wings," Duke Dumont's "Need U (100%)") originally penned this song as a demo. He had a few other artists in mind before handing it to Blue and Faith.
  • The song features backing vocals by singer-songwriter Becky Hill. It marks the second song of Jonas Blue's that he, MNEK and Hill have worked together on, following MK's "Back and Forth."

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