White Suburban

Album: Don't Look Down (2013)
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Songfacts®:

  • There was a period when Skylar Grey lost her love for making music. As it wasn't fun anymore she took a step back and moved from Los Angeles to Utah in order to revert back to nature. This was the first song Grey wrote after she'd arrived in Utah. She explained to Artist Direct: "I wrote it because I needed to get something creative out of my system with no pressures attached to it. I wasn't writing a hit pop song. I wasn't trying to be super indulgent in my chord choices."
  • Grey's lyrics for this song are about her past. She recalled to Artist Direct: "Growing up my best friend had an old white suburban. It was rusty, and we had a lot of stories associated with that car. While I didn't fall in love with anybody in that car, it was the idea of looking back that far into the past and remembering. I had that first love as a kid. Your first love never really leaves you. The song talks about that."

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