Here is an excerpt from an interview with Claire Cottrill by Coup De Main Magazine. "That song is extremely special to me, just because it’s about an experience that I never really shared with a lot of people. In eighth grade, I was having a really hard time dealing with my depression that’s been on and off my whole life, and there was a time where I really felt like I didn’t want to be here anymore. And instead of making this song about how sad that is and how bad I felt in the moment, I wanted to make it about my friend Alexa who called the police when she suspected that I was feeling this way. Even if it was just the thought, she still cared enough to intervene and be a true friend, which is something I didn’t feel like I ever had and had never experienced until Alexa. So the song is really more of a love song to her and kind of a ‘thank you’ and a reminder to everyone else that there are people like Alexa that want to help uplift you and get you out of really terrible head-spaces. I’m in the best stage of my life right now, and I would have never known how great it was, but Alexa is a big part of my life and a big part of my story."
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