Album: VHS (2015)
Charted: 20
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  • Lyrics
  • This rock ballad finds lead vocalist Sam Harris singing of a child observing a potential breakup between his parents.

    Hold on
    Hold on to me
    Cause I'm a little unsteady
    A little unsteady

    The child senses the turmoil between his mom and dad and pleads with them to stay together for his sake.
  • The song features on the soundtrack of the tear-jerker romantic drama Me Before You.
  • Sam Harris and his brother Casey (keyboards) had to live through their own parents' marriages breaking down. Sam Harris explained in a video track by track: "'Unsteady' is a song about divorce and a family kind of trying to keep itself together. It's partially based on our parents' divorce and we tried to show as many sides of the story as possible, you know, from the mother's perspective, from the father's perspective and from the child's perspective. And, yeah, that was a pretty uncomfortable song to write but, because it was an uncomfortable topic, I felt like it was worth exploring."
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