All That Matters

Album: What a Time to Be Alive (2019)
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Songfacts®:

  • Tom Walker's grandmother has endured hardship throughout her life and is a cancer survivor. Still, she has not let her troubles grind her down. Instead, Walker said, she "is the happiest, most positive, loveliest person who emits this wisdom about her."

    One night, Walker and his gran sat together for four hours over a couple of bottles of wine and she gave him an insight into her life - the good and the bad. Inspired by the tales she told him, Walker penned this song about his gran's life.
  • Walker wrote the song with:

    The English singer-songwriter Fiona Bevan, who co-wrote One Direction's hit song "Little Things" with Ed Sheeran.

    Tim Deal, who is part of the English songwriting and production team Xenomania.

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