Let Me In

Album: Rocket Science (2016)

Songfacts®:

  • This was the first song Rick Springfield wrote for Rocket Science. It was inspired by some issues the singer was having in his relationship with his wife, Barbara. "The best songs come from a moment of truth for me, and that was an issue I was having a really tough time with, so it came from that. I'm very guilty of creating conflict to get the emotions stirred up and be able to write," he admitted to Billboard magazine. "There's deeper stuff in conflict; That's the only time you stop and think is when things aren't going well. When things are going well you're kind of full steam ahead, and I don't really write much when I'm happy."
  • Barbara Potter married Rick Springfield in 1984. She was the inspiration behind his 2004 album Shock/Denial/Anger/Acceptance, where he details how they saved their marriage after coming close to divorce.

    Four years later Springfield penned "Venus in Overdrive" which he told us is, "about my wife, and about how all she brings is love."

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