Sandwich and a Soda

Album: Love Life (2015)
  • This Pop and Oak produced track was released as the lead single from Love Life. It reached #20 on the US Billboard Adult R&B Songs chart.
  • Tamia explained the song's meaning to Billboard magazine: "I knew when I put this out people would say, 'What? Sandwich and a soda? What is that all about?," she said. "To me, 'Sandwich And A Soda' is really what love life is about - you have to be able to have a good time with your partner at the end of the day. You have to be able to have one and want to spend time with that person. It's about having a good time, driving with the windows down, holding hands."
  • Pop and Oak brought the idea for the song to the studio when Tamia was recording Love Life: "They were like, 'This is kind of a rough idea. I want you to hear it, let me know what you think,'" she recalled. "And the guy was saying, [sings] 'I'm the type of girl to kill to love you down,' and I was like, 'Okay!' And he goes, 'I'm a fluff your pillow, baby, bring you a sandwich and a soda,' and then I was like, 'Let's go - we have to develop this!' It was great. They're great writers and great producers."

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