Halfway There

Album: Be Myself (2017)

Songfacts®:

  • Sheryl Crow reflects on this song about the deep divisions in America. "I am a liberal, which I think most people know," she told Rolling Stone. "And I've seen Nashville change a lot in the past 10 years that I've been here. The idea of the song is that even though you may drive a big Chevy truck and I drive my hybrid, or you may wear designer clothes and I wear ripped jeans, that doesn't mean we don't want the same things in life and the same things for our kids in the future. The message is we need to agree to disagree and just try and meet halfway there."
  • Asked by The Metro what song on Be Myself resonates with her the most, Sheryl Crow replied:

    "Definitely 'Halfway There' because, even though we hadn't voted in the US yet, I wrote it as a result of what was going on in the political campaign, the vitriol and dialogue among people in America. It's a really scary time - I don't even know who we are any more. We have to get back to having a sense of reason in our ability to discuss the future."

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