Forever and Ever, Amen

Album: The Drums (2010)
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Songfacts®:

  • This is a track from Florida-via-New York quartet The Drums' eponymous debut studio album, which was released on June 7, 2010.
  • Singer Jonathan Pierce's songs are so catchy that some listeners end up missing their meanings altogether. The frontman told Spinner that he doesn't mind fans coming up with their own interpretations. "At the end of the day, we're just writing simple pop songs," Pierce said. "It is pop and the great thing about pop is that it's so subjective. People can take it for whatever they want. A song like 'Forever and Ever Amen,' people can look at it as a really uplifting and fun to dance to, and that's what a lot of people look for, and then a lot of people come up to me and say the song makes them cry or makes them sad. Whether it's a painting or a song or a sculpture, some people will be searching for something deeper," he added. "Whether someone is excited about how the music sounds or the genre or the lyric or the mood, to me, that's just really fascinating and that's why I write pop songs. I have that fascination with how people react."

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