Big Bad World

Album: Big Bad World (2008)
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Songfacts®:

  • Singer-songwriter Tom Higgenson wrote this with the Nashville songwriter Chris Tompkins, whose credits include "Before He Cheats" by Carrie Underwood and "Round Here" by Florida Georgia Line. The song is about pushing through obstacles, doing the best you can in this big bad world.
  • Plain White T's recorded Bag Bad World live without a click track. Additionally, they only used gear or instruments made before 1970: vintage guitars, old Vox amps and Leslie speakers, a Ludwig drum set circa 1966. Tom Higgenson explained on the band's MySpace site: "We tried to be really ambitious and not worry about people's expectations for this record. Our vision was to do it in a classic way."

Comments: 1

  • Nicollette from San Fernando, Trinidad And TobagoBIg Disappointment Plain White T's!! This new album is bulls**t.The 1970's sound thing is just not working for people who live in 2008. Get real! Hey there Delilah was your best song so far. I thought you were a puk rock band and how the hell did you get in the entertainment industry? i really don't know.New old music sucks big time!!!!!!!!! Try listening to Flyleaf or GReenday and take an example! Now that's what you call real rock!
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