Foolin' Around

Album: Raymond v. Raymond (2010)
Play Video

Songfacts®:

  • On this heartfelt ballad Usher confesses to a significant other that he's been unfaithful. "I vowed to never do this again, but it seems to be the only thing I'm good at," he sings, in a similar vein to his 2004 "Confessions" saga.
  • The track, which is a collaboration between producer Jermaine Dupri and songwriter/producer Bryan-Michael Cox, leaked on the internet early, which annoyed Dupri at the time. Writing in capitals, he fumed on his website about the song hitting way too early and without his consent: "If you follow me on Twitter you know I don't condone leaking records. So basically I been down about it all night."

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Subversive Songs Used To Sell

Subversive Songs Used To SellSong Writing

Songs about drugs, revolution and greed that have been used in commercials for sneakers, jeans, fast food, cruises and cars.

Mick Jones of Foreigner

Mick Jones of ForeignerSongwriter Interviews

Foreigner's songwriter/guitarist tells the stories behind the songs "Juke Box Hero," "I Want To Know What Love Is," and many more.

Which Restaurants Are Most Mentioned In Song Lyrics?

Which Restaurants Are Most Mentioned In Song Lyrics?Song Writing

Katy Perry mentions McDonald's, Beyoncé calls out Red Lobster, and Supertramp shouts out Taco Bell - we found the 10 restaurants most often mentioned in songs.

Boz Scaggs

Boz ScaggsSongwriter Interviews

The "Lowdown" and "Lido Shuffle" singer makes a habit of playing with the best in the business.

Dave Edmunds

Dave EdmundsSongwriter Interviews

A renowned guitarist and rock revivalist, Dave took "I Hear You Knocking" to the top of the UK charts and was the first to record Elvis Costello's "Girls Talk."

Lita Ford

Lita FordSongwriter Interviews

Lita talks about how they wrote songs in The Runaways, and how she feels about her biggest hit being written by somebody else.