Beyonce Songwriter Says 'Love Drought' Isn't About Jay Z


(Radio.com) The material on Beyonce's Lemonade has been widely interpreted as centering on Jay Z and the state of the couple's marriage. However, with a lengthy list of collaborators, other inspirations were bound come into play. Some even brought their own hangups and grievances into the creative process.

Ingrid Burley co-wrote the album track "Love Drought," and penned the lyrics, "Ten times out of nine, I know you're lying/ But nine times out of ten, I know you're trying."

Burley recently said the words weren't about Jay Z and Beyonce, they were about record industry brass who didn't pass Burley's material to the pop star. "Two of the people who were running the label at the time lied to me and told me that Beyonce wasn't currently listening to any new music," Burley said. Read more here.

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