For Singled Out, I chose our song "Missed You". It really is a funny debate for us anytime we have to choose a song off the record to act as a "single" because everyone in the band or our camp has completely different opinions and for me, depending on the mood I'm in, my preference could be any song on the record. I really feel every song on the record is strong and has a home depending on your tastes or mood. Then I can ask my friends and everyone has different opinions...so today I'm feeling kinda hooky rock/pop. lol
In all honesty, I love Ronnie Dee (our singer) to death as a human being and he is one of those rare individuals who I feel as a producer could sing the phone-book (as they say) or anything really and he instantly makes it legit. He just has that special "it factor" that resonates with lots of people. When it came time to tackle "Missed You" in the recording process, Ronnie approached the original demo with a kind of sassy blues attitude and a hint of country and instantly the story just came to life.
The song is really a story of a love affair that starts for two people that really shouldn't be together because of a various reasons, none the least being a substantial age difference. Despite this, they both feel and have always felt that the love is real and genuine. Years go by and the feelings never stop and eventually the stars line up where the timing is right and its no longer taboo or "wrong". They finally come together and what has always been just a far off future for both of them is actually realized in the present and its all positive finally.
My favorite part of the song is probably Ronnie's vocals on the bridge and last outro chorus. He just hits the gas and some things come out of my boys mouth that only a few people on the planet can give you (the listener). lol. Also it has this kinda cars-like clapping going down over the end when the point in the story is being realized and its just a great energetic end to a quick rock/pop coming-of-age love story.
Hearing is believing. Now that you know the story behind the song, listen for yourself and learn more about the album - right here!