If I'm James Dean, You're Audrey Hepburn

Album: With Ears to See and Eyes to Hear (2010)

Songfacts®:

  • This was the most popular song on the Florida band Sleeping with Sirens debut album. The song is a plea by the singer to a lost love to come back to him. Neither James Dean or Audrey Hepburn are actually mentioned in the lyrics.

  • The band released a new version of this song in 2012 on an acoustic EP called If You Were A Movie, This Would Be Your Soundtrack.

Comments: 1

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyA sad anniversary; sixty years ago today on September 30th, 1955 James Dean died in an auto accident near Shandon, CA…
    Thirteen days earlier on September 17th, 1955 James Dean, with actor Gig Young, filmed a TV public service announcement urging teenagers to drive safely...
    Jimmy's last line was "Take it easy driving, the life you might save might be mine"...
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hU5N2SrEaZI

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