And it's about that last night you have with someone before you kind of leave things up to fate and see where things go, just being like, hey, I don't what's gonna happen tomorrow, but let's just like see what happens one day at a time, literally. Quinn revealed the meaning behind each track on The Story of Us during an exclusive interview with iHeartRadio. As far as big moves from hometowns: Nashville, if you aren’t bumping Lennon Stella you’re doing something wrong; Australia, there’s an artist named GRAACE that I’ve been loving.

Disclosure is crushing it as always, with Khalid on “Talk” and just the other Friday “Bones” by Maren Morris – which she wrote with a friend and co-writer I’ve been loving, Laura Veltz. This is also known as "The Mighty Quinn." Quinn explains to iHeartRadio of releasing his debut album: "The whole summer was spent getting the album done and then getting it ready for tour, and then touring the album so fans get to know the music.

Eager to get my music out, to keep figuring my shit out, and to start playing shows!”. ", "'Flare Guns' is featuring my friend, Chelsea Cutler, and is about having this someone, this person in your life, it could be a friend, it could be a romantic counterpart, that you just know you're not supposed to call, something in your head's telling you not to go for it, but in your heart, you just feel like you need just to do it anyways. Second Time Lyrics: We were playing twenty one / In the pitch black of a country night / I was struck like a drum / And I rolled my eyes trying to sit tight / I was dangerously tangled second time I

And it kinda just came out naturally, and the rest is sort of history. Mitch's words of wisdom to fellow musicians and music lovers are thus: Keep your eyes open and never stop exploring. But, at the end of the day, you do it because something inside you's telling you, you just can't let go of this feeling you have. I’m not sure if we were aiming for tropical, but the whole process was centered around us making space for our favorite elements and keeping them cohesive. With jazz and soul-inspired production, he imitates the sound of a trumpet with his voice and incorporates old-timey alterations to his vocals, truly revolutionizing his previous styles. It's that second time you hear.

The topic just sorta came out naturally, and I think it's a fun, youthful song about two people that are doing crazy [things], but still have this close relationship.

Love's more comfortable. One of the great "we're all going down" songs is "Ship Of Fools" by World Party, written when Margaret Thatcher was in power in England.

That's just one of those days that everyone goes through, no matter what it is. Sometimes they go to school together and things work out, and it's great. Makes you think perhaps that love. For “Hanging On” I had pretty recently been hurt, and it was much easier to channel that feeling. The fact that David and the team was interested in the unreleased music and relatively starting from the ground up, it felt like the perfect place to grow into where I want to be.

Before they put me in the ground And he don’t sympathize, [Pre-Chorus] Kiss The Ground talks of a simple solution to save planet Earth from most of its ecological woes. Boo from Boulder, Co I always thought since Quinn was an eskimo and everyone would be glad to see him, it was "everybody's gonna warm a nose" to greet him eskimo-style rather than "wanna doze."

Love is lovelier the second time around Just as wonderful with both feet on the ground It's that second time you hear your love song sung Makes you think perhaps that love, like youth, is wasted on the young Love's more comfortable the second time you fall Like a friendly home the second time you call ", "'Always Been You' [is] just an ode to someone who's always been behind your corner, and [has] always just been a good friend or loved one or someone who's always had your back, and that person who's been your rock your whole life. And just kinda getting off my chest, this is who I am, kinda sick of the whole like night going clubbing, all that stuff.

", "'Fake Denim' is about spending too much on someone, spending too much that you can't afford to spend on someone that you care about. All credit for the song goes to WMG.

A Letter To My Younger Self. If you cross paths with them, so are you.

I think that's something that people do every day is they meet people that are so different, but somehow their differences are what actually compel them to be so close, and similar at the same time. She is also a fourth-year English student with a minor in Literature and the Environment and a transfer student from San Diego. The postings on this site belong to Atwood Magazine's writers alone and do not reflect the views of any third party. On the specified instance that something happens or occurs again. “Slipping” is still insanely special to me and it’s probably one of the less “successful” songs of mine.

Lewis: I want to release more music than I ever have in the past, and hopefully get face to face with the people who’ve been listening and get the chance to sing the songs together. I’m absolutely buzzing to be opening up for Kevin Garrett coming up, and can’t wait to see what people think of the new music. Now that we have The Story of Us, we wanted to hear the story behind each song. But putting the song out to start off 2019 felt like a step towards actually being over what happened, and a good foreshadowing of the music I’m going to be putting out the rest of the year. ", "'Tourist' is about my life and how I moved to L.A. about a year ago, and how I can see myself sort of getting attached to L.A. and the flashiness and coolness of the partying and the lifestyle, and everything that goes along with the whole Hollywood thing. Some songs get a second life when they find a new audience through a movie, commercial, TV show, or even the Internet.

He explained what each song is about, what inspired them, and what they mean to him. It was featured in a 1989 movie with that name starring Denzel Washington as a police officer named Xavier Quinn. If you cross paths with them, so are you. I was going to a studio session in the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles, and it was just one of those days where the universe just isn't on your side. I think it's gonna be better. We wrote this song on that day, and I think releasing it as a contrast to “Hanging On” is really important to show that spectrum of songs I have, and that all people have.

In this scenario, the "pigeons" are informers.

Steph and I wanted to blur the line of Drake and Crowded House with our melodies, because I love both of those artists. It's the first time I've ever put out a debut album through this big platform, and just seeing the reaction and people's responses, and the positivity and love towards it, it's just been so overwhelming, and I really can't thank my fans enough for their overwhelming support.". In its entirety, “A Letter to My Younger Self” is honest, yet playful, and it is clear that Quinn XCII’s musical risks were worthwhile. Mitch is the Editor-in-Chief of Atwood Magazine and a 2014 graduate from Tufts University, where he pursued his passions of music and psychology. One of the big lyrics of the intro record is 'I'm not looking for perfect, just for someone who takes it slow.'

Foreigner got the title for "Double Vision" after watching a hockey game where goalie John Davidson got a concussion. So, it's a little play off the words. Lewis: MSTR Rogers came through with the vibe for “Hanging On,” for sure. All it takes is one listen to his latest songs to know that Quinn Lewis is in a really good place right now.