Secret Life

Album: Thriving Ivory (2008)

Songfacts®:

  • Keyboard player Scott Jason, who writes all of the songs for Thriving Ivory, indicates that whenever they ask the fans which song is their favorite, fans always answer that it's this one. Even though it hasn't been released as a single.
  • Scott Jason told us what this song's about: "I wanted to write that song as a very literal approach, talking about a girl and her quirks, and things that have happened to her, but she still manages to shine despite everything that may have happened to her in her life. And I think a lot of women can connect with that, which is why we get a lot of good reaction from it."

    Scott further talks about "Secret Life": "I just think that in general, women or men, everybody has a story. And the struggle is to still shine despite your past and not let it chase you around and haunt you and weigh down the present. That's what that song touches on. And a lot of people, women in particular, can relate to it, you know, 'you dance like a queen in spite of all the things you never wanted.'" (Check out the full interview with Scott Jason)

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