I See You

Songfacts®:

  • Phoebe Bridgers dated her touring drummer and frequent collaborator Marshall Vore for several years. This bitter breakup song finds her talking about the ways he aggravates her.

    It's amazing to me how much you can say
    When you don't know what you're talking about


    Though the romantic side of their relationship has vanished, they remain close to each other.

    But I feel something when I see you now
    I feel something when I see you


    Bridgers explained of the song: "We dated for a few years, made music every day, and were extremely codependent. We became like family to each other, so our breakup was extremely tough."
  • Bridgers actually wrote the song with Marshall Vore. "If this tells you anything about our relationship, we wrote this song together, just like everything else," she said.
  • Bridgers originally titled the song "ICU," but she changed the name because of the ongoing 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.

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