Just About Over You

Album: Priscilla Block (2020)

Songfacts®:

  • Raleigh, North Carolina native Priscilla Block moved to Nashville, Tennessee, after graduating high school to pursue music. By early 2020, things were looking bleak after losing her job. Unable to perform live because of Covid-19, Block couldn't afford to pay the rent and had to vacate her apartment. In desperation, she began experimenting on TikTok and quickly developed a fanbase.

    This song attracted attention and Block's TikTok followers raised enough money for her to go into the studio, record "Just About Over You," and release it independently on August 5, 2020. After her fans pushed the single to #1 on the iTunes chart, she signed a record deal with UMG.
  • Block wrote this heartbreak singalong song with Sarah Jones and Emily Kroll after running into an ex-boyfriend at the Nashville dive bar called Losers. She recalled to The Boot: "I remember, that night, I was feeling like, 'Okay, I feel like I'm moving on,' you know? That feeling like, here we are, I'm looking good, I got my hoops on, I'm going out. It's the whole idea of, you can literally convince yourself anything by putting a Band-Aid on it, and it was me convincing myself that I was over it when I wasn't."
  • UMG released the radio version of "Just About Over You" on October 5, 2020, with production by Ross Copperman.
  • Logen Christopher directed the music video, which tells the real story of Block's late-night run-in with her ex at Losers. "It's the whole idea when you think you're over someone and you get to that point of 'alright, I think I'm good,'" she explained. "And then, BAM!!! A train hits you and you're like, 'I thought I was good, but I'm not,'" she says with a laugh. "I hope people crank up the radio and scream out at their ex like, 'why'd you have to do that - I was good until you messed it up!'"

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