Supposed To Be

Album: Long Way Down (2013)
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  • Despite the song's subject matter of the bereavement of a relationship, there is a notion of hope and peace, which is enhanced by the gospel-ly response to every line Odell sings. Like the other tracks on Long Way Down album, the lyrics are autobiographical. Odell told CMU: "I have tried writing songs that have no emotional connection to me, but they always end up being s--t. I just find it so much easier to write songs that are autobiographical, so I tend to do that. But it comes at a price, people you know work out when songs are about them!"

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