This Isn't Our Parade

Album: Master Of My Make-Believe (2012)
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Songfacts®:

  • Santigold explained this ballad's lyrical content to Spin magazine: "(It) is a sad song. It's about a relationship that's problematic. You can't get through to the person for whatever reason, and you accept that it's not going to happen."
  • The song features guitar work from Nick Zinner from the New York band Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

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