Serious Mistake

Album: Big Bad World (2008)
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Songfacts®:

  • Lead singer Tom Higgenson told Rolling Stone magazine that because he wrote the album while in a long-term relationship, he found himself writing with more of a self-proclaimed duality. He explained: "On the past records I've put the blame on the girl, and I think with this record I'm turning a lot more to myself. The song 'Serious Mistake' goes 'I've made a serious mistake, I hope it's not too late to fix the heart I'm breaking.'"
  • This was included on Big Bad World, the second Plain White T's album released on the major label Hollywood Records. The most successful song on the album is the acoustic track "1, 2, 3, 4."

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