Vegas

Album: Little Voice (2007)

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  • Bareilles (from Rolling Stone magazine issue 1049): "To me, 'Vegas' was about living in L.A. It's such a dream-chaser society down there. There's something really beautiful and magical about that, but there's so many people that want to believe if they just do this one thing, everything is going to plateau and you'll be happy, and you'll win. If I just lose ten points. If I just move to Vegas. If I just move to New York, then everything's going to be all tied up with a bow, and that's just not real life. I just got really interested in that idea; what are we really telling ourselves here?"

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