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Everything to know about ‘Colorado’ by Milky Chance

Background on alternative music hit “Colorado” by Milky Chance.

Milky Chance released “Shy Away” on June 17, 2021. It debuted at No. 18 on SiriusXM’s Alt18 Countdown on July 3, 2021 and reached No. 2 on August 28, 2021. Berlin-based Muggelig Records GmbH, the band’s new imprint, released the song.

Clemens Rehbein told American Songwriter “Colorado” is about getting together with friends to cope with a hard time, if only for one night. “It’s very honest but also not taking itself too seriously at the same time,” Rehbein said.

Rehbein and collaborator Phillip Dausch wrote the song in about two hours during a break as they worked on something completely different. NME notes the overt drug references in the song: “I get high in Colorado.”

Credits

Songwriter: Clemens Rehbein, Joacim Bo Persson, Philipp Maximilian Dausch, Sebastian Arman

Producer: Milky Chance, Decco

Record label: Muggelig Records GmbH

Lyrics

I get high like Colorado
We had it all but what do I know?
I try to push away the sorrow
But today, it’s too late, I try tomorrow
(Yeah-yeah, yeah-yeah)

I think that you were kind of mean (kind of mean, kind of mean)
You just replaced me in the scene (in the scene, in the scene)
I thought that we were evergreen (evergreen, evergreen)
Like a never-ending dream

Never been on the TV
Scratched me off of your CV
Out of your mind
Out of your mind
Never been so uneasy
Jealousy got me freaky
Out of my mind

So I get high like Colorado
We had it all but what do I know?
I try to push away the sorrow
But today, it’s too late, I try tomorrow
(Yeah-yeah, yeah-yeah)I’m losing sleep all by myself
I’m wide awake and I just wonder how
You put my heart back on the shelf (back on the shelf)
Well, I’ma be a loner now

Never been on the TV
Scratched me off of your CV
Out of your mind
Out of your mind
Never been so uneasy
Jealousy got me freaky
Out of my mind

So I get high like Colorado
We had it all but what do I know?
I try to push away the sorrow
But today, it’s too late, I try tomorrow
(Yeah-yeah, yeah-yeah)Drownin’ in my sofa with my blood shot red eyes (ooh)
Ridin’ rollercoaster ’til I see the sunrise

I get high like Colorado (I get high, I get high)
We had it all but what do I know?
I try to push away the sorrow (I get high, I get high)
But today, it’s too late, I try tomorrow
(Yeah-yeah, yeah-yeah)I get high like Colorado
Colorado (yeah), Colorado (yeah), Colorado
I get high like Colorado
Colorado (yeah), Colorado (yeah), Colorado

Official Video

Related Links

MilkyChance.net

Milky Chance – Wikipedia

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