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White Houses

Lyrics

Crashed on the floor when I moved in
This little bungalow alone with some strange new friends
Stay up too late, and I'm too thin
We promise each other it's til the end
full lyrics
Crashed on the floor when I moved in
This little bungalow alone with some strange new friends
Stay up too late, and I'm too thin
We promise each other it's til the end
full lyrics

Features of This Track

acoustic rock instrumentation
acoustic rhythm piano
repetitive melodic phrasing
intricate melodic phrasing
a clear focus on recording studio production
major key tonality
string section beds
melodic songwriting
a distinctive female lead vocalist
narrative lyrics
emphasis on instrumental arranging

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Comments

The best song ever.
I love this song.
blue_runner2 6 2
That's superstition I tried it it not true a boy will only ask you out if he likes u not if you wish it
I love how she honesst in this song I can't believe she made a song about her first time lol ♥♥
Say ur name 10 times
Say ur moms name 5 times
Say ur crushes name 3 times
Post this on 4 songs and they'll ask u out on Friday if u dnt you'll have bad luck
This song is so fluffy :3
Wow! Fantastic song! Can't believe this album sold only 100,000 albums! It deserves more!
nivaniszek
Great song! People are going off on the meaning, but she actually said in an interview that it was about those last few times when you are still a child and yet becoming a woman. Just saying.
Michelle if your single... :) your so Hot could make you feel Alive! Just saying.
I love this song!!!!
mackcars816
I love this song so much!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! :):):):):):) : ) : ) LOL!!!
mokie53
Does this remind u of a very important day that u will NEVER 4get in your life lady's? Lol ! ! ! ! !
I LOVE this song!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! :))))))
Love this song and the meaning behind it vanessa is my idol and I love her music
ariavneander s o n
Omg love this song!!!
lhawkins175
Don't read this because it actually works. You will get kissed on the nearst possible Friday by the love of you life. Tomorrow will be the best day of you life. However if you don't post tbis you Will die in 2 days. Now you've started reading thid so don't stop. This is so scary put this on at leat 5 songs in at least 134 minutes when if done press f6 and your lovers name Will appear on the screen in big letters this is scary cause it actually works
Favorite song.<3
Best song I have ever heard!
shellyheart1
Never heard this song but I love her & her voice. I wish song could explain story like these. They are always the best ones. I really love this song. She admits that it was a mistake & it's fine because everyone makes mistake. No one is perfect.
beckybabe199 9
It's an utterly sweet , lighthearted song about a subject that is taken far to much like a game nowadays. It takes real talent to change that image into something sweet and innocent. Even though she regrets it, she agnowledges the mistake and is at peace over it.
Love it! Even if the meaning is a little more inappropriat e than her usual.
Never really heard of her but I really LOVE this song.<3
coolmusiczon e _ 3 3
Beautiful song I love white houses great song
krishikriya
I love this song
@ ♥Sabrina♫-(f i n i s h i n my comment) bout myself and life itself. :) Thanks ReeAnna (lov u girly!), Steven (I love you babe), Brittany (giggle twin!), and all of my other besties!!
this song may be about her losing her virginity, but at least shes willing to admit her mistake, and tell the world about it. would u be able to do that? i you say yes...prove it. anyway i can relate 2 her, i havent done that but i have made other mistakes and sometimes its hard to admit them. really hard. but just know that theres always some1 there for u. it took me years 2 realize that im not alone and that ppl really do care bout me. and once i did find those ppl i felt a whole lot better bo
chrespublicu s
its a great song! who cares what its about?!
Who cares if its about that??? It's good!!!! I mean come on people like in my head and we all know what thats about. Come on dude.
hahaa thanks Chris, yeah sorry guys this song is kinda obviously about losing her virginity. They rent a house, get wasted, all hook up. What i gave u is yours to keep in white houses, My first time hard to explain, He's my first mistake... ect. she kinda spells it out. It is beautiful but kinda bittersweet.
I love this song, the piano and her voice very well written and honest
Slowpokes, this is a song about giving up her virginity to a guy, and regretting it.
strawberrycb e a r
Her voice is BEAUTIFUL!! And how is this song weird at all? It makes me think of TJ.....(MY BF).
ya it is stupid what people are saying about it
I don't understand why people are saying this song is weird? It's beautiful! And makes me smile. It's about being a teen in the summer I think. She's talking about her first love, her friends, and just the feeling you get, y'know on a spring day? One of those spring days where your just happy to be alive? You know that feeling? And then she talks about getting hurt for the first time, but feeling okay with it. It's amazing.
it's about her "first time" meaning the first time she had sex.
w0w. this song is uberweird
amandriguez3
Hormone-ium.
ok now i get it. so when she says " first time, hard to explain, rush of blood" she means her first time having sex?
clean? what? i thought it was just a song about her regretting him. let me read the lyrics
vomman
i'm glad she regrets it, I promised myself and my parents that I will stay clean until my wedding, and I WILL keep that promise, no matter what.
♥ beautiful
vomman
amazing song.
mon_i_am
You don't even need a comment saying how beautiful this song is.
schapp44
shes so awesome
I think Ms. Carlton paints such a painfully beautiful picture of her mixed feelings about her first romantic encounter. How in the moment, in that time of her life, the beauty and excitement and rush of it all was utterly wonderful. In the end she regrets it, but at the same time I don't think she would have traded that moment itself for anything, that looking back on the act itself, her retelling is undeniably celebratory.
i love this song i know the lyrics but i still love this song
i agree with carrie-i think its about purity
@ Carrie! (finishing sentences) but she did do this! P.S It'snot gross it's simply human, for her to share this with the world I think she's brave and talented! If you wanna abe friens, chat, or whatever you can leave a comment on my profile! :) THX :)
This is an amazing song! It truly has a simply wondeful meaning. For those of you who dont kow the meaning: Vannessa wa a virgin until she went to this ballet camp thing then she fell in love with a boy and lost her virginity and she uses the term "white houses" white meaning "pure" saying shes sad about what she did and when she says "hard to explain, rush of blood" thats explaining what was "happening" and when she says "and a little bit of pain" shes saying its hard for her to do this
i most definatly think its about.. uhh well a first time.. but still the lyrics are amazing!!! its a great song!!!!

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