Midnight Movies

Album: My Type EP (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • If you're wondering what's going on in this song, that completely understandable. Saint Motel Frontman A/J Jackson admits that it's not obvious.

    "It's a very loose lyric idea of domestic fighting, and this kid is interpreting it as his midnight movies when his parents are fighting downstairs, or the man that his mom is dating at that time," he said in his Songfacts interview. "That one's pretty abstract."
  • A/J Jackson is the primary songwriter in Saint Motel, and this one is a great example of his cinematic sensibility, where he presents various images that don't necessarily make sense right away. Jackson is a visual thinker who also directs the band's videos. He and guitarist Aaron Sharp met at Chapman University in California, where they studied film.

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