F---ing Young/Perfect

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  • This quirky love story finds Tyler, the Creator dating a questionably young female. He explained to Billboard magazine: "I wanted to make a song like Stevie Wonder's Innervisions album. You listen to s--t in the '70s, they got to the point. Although it sounds soft, "F---ing Young" is perverted and weird, but it's true. There was this girl that I liked, and we both had feelings for each other, but there was a five-year difference between us. It weirded me out, so I wrote a song about it."
  • The song features former lead vocalist for The Gap Band, Charlie Wilson, crooning the hook. Colombian singer-songwriter Kali Uchis also contributes towards the second half of the song, voicing the young girl.
  • This track continues Tyler's custom of making the tenth track on each of his records a composite of multiple songs stitched together. The others were:

    Bastard: "VCR/Wheels"

    Goblin: "Fish/Boppin' Bitch"

    Wolf: "PartyIsntOver/Campfire/Bimmer"
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