What does Backseat Serenade mean?

All Time Low: Backseat Serenade Meaning

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Song Released: 2013


Backseat Serenade Lyrics

Lazy lover, find a place for me again
You felt it once before
I know you did; I could see it
Whiskey princess
Drink me under, pull me in
You had me at "Come over, boy; I need a friend, I understand"

Backseat serenade, dizzy hurricane
Oh...

  1. 1TOP RATED

    #1 top rated interpretation:
    anonymous
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    Oct 26th 2013 !⃝

    This song is about blow jobs. Ha jk.
    It's about falling in love with someone but not being able to be with them.

    To me, it's like they fell in love (at least what he thought) and then she decided that that is not what she wants. he's more of a booty call now, and she only calls/wants him for a good time and that's all and him (being in love) falls every time.

  2. 2TOP RATED

    #2 top rated interpretation:
    anonymous
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    Jan 9th 2014 !⃝

    Sex in the backseat of a car

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    #3 top rated interpretation:
    anonymous
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    Apr 28th 2014 !⃝

    Alex said himself when I saw it live that this song was about blowjobs.

  4. anonymous
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    Jun 28th 2018 !⃝

    Alex is writing about someone who doesn't like him the way he likes them. He's sick and tired of sleeping alone every night, and waking up phased and tired. The "Whiskey Princess" he's talking about is tricking him into thinking that they're filling his desires, even though, deep down, Alex knows that he just wants someone who can be there for him and make it so he doesn't have to sleep alone anymore.

    He also talks about how said person is "Salty like a summer day." It refers to them having sex in the back of a car while the radio. They're being serenaded to fake love. A 'one-night stand' to put it simply. He keeps coming back for more and more, just like the other person, when they both know they just need to give it up and think about someone new.

  5. anonymous
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    Apr 16th 2018 !⃝

    The song is about having sex in the backseat of a car.

  6. anonymous
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    Sep 24th 2017 !⃝

    Well all these people are saying it's about uh... you know... but I think it's more about wanting to be with someone, but that someone only wants to sleep with you, and nothing else. Alex sings about wanting this girl to date and be with, but this girl only wants to sleep with him, or in other words, his looks (I don't blame her!). This kind of situation is always the worst and happens all the time in middle and high school.

  7. anonymous
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    Aug 2nd 2016 !⃝

    My interpretation is two friends are 'freinds with benefits' but he (Alex) starts falling in love with the girl but all she wants is sex and he wants love. So he (Alex) basically goes after her.

  8. anonymous
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    Apr 5th 2016 !⃝

    I personally think that this song is about two people who are 'friends with beifets' and him (Alex) has stronger feelings for this girl, as for her.. he's just more of a booty call. Alex obviously loves his girl and wants more than she does, all she wants is sex, but he wants love. Seeing as Alex has fallen for this girl, he typically goes to her, for the hope of love.

  9. anonymous
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    Apr 5th 2016 !⃝

    I personally think that this song is about two people who are 'friends with beifets' and him (Alex) has stronger feelings for this girl, as for her.. he's just more of a booty call. Alex obviously loves his girl and wants more than she does, all she wants is sex, but he wants love. Seeing as Alex has fallen for this girl, he typically goes to her, for the hope of love.

  10. anonymous
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    Jun 15th 2015 !⃝

    It's about blowjobs

  11. anonymous
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    Sep 3rd 2014 !⃝

    I think it's about two friends with benefits and the guy is falling in love with her.

  12. anonymous
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    Aug 6th 2014 !⃝

    Is it seriously about blowjobs?!

  13. anonymous
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    Feb 24th 2014 !⃝

    I personally take this as a story between a broken up couple. It's been a matter of years since they've been in contact, and after a chance encounter- he's hooked on her. He realised just how much he missed her and now he's trying to rekindle her emotions.

  14. anonymous
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    Nov 20th 2013 !⃝

    I think its a about two people using each other for sex until, like in the seconds verse, they say "this ones different, its deliberate" which suggests they now think of each other as more; its not just about sex anymore

  15. anonymous
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    Oct 24th 2013 !⃝

    Blow jobs :)

  16. anonymous
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    Sep 29th 2013 !⃝

    I'd kinda guess this song is finding true love out of all the people youve been with..Like it said that it was different then the ones before? Thats my guess.

  17. anonymous
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    Aug 24th 2013 !⃝

    blow job looool xD

  18. anonymous
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    Jun 3rd 2013 !⃝

    Well if Alex was being serious when he introduced the song when All Time Low supported Green Day, then it's about Blow Jobs :P


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