I Should Have Known Better

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"I Should Have Known Better" works on a really superficial level as a song about young love, being surprised how deeply in love you've fallen with a girl who was just a crush. Maybe the author thought it would be a short relationship, a one-night stand even. But he's surprised to find he can't pull himself away. For a long time that's all the song meant to me. It's pretty versatile though; my wife and I just had our first child, a little girl. And when I think of this song in relation to her, well, I never knew I could love a girl as much as I love my daughter. I love everything that she does, and even though it's so vastly different from the romantic love the song was probably written about, it fits perfectly.

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from The Beatles, released January 15, 2013

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Loren Radis San Luis Obispo, California

Loren Radis is 30-ish and married his best friend in 2010. He's thankful to have the opportunity to make music in his spare time. It's something he's always been passionate about and he tries to be as honest as possible in his songwriting. He hopes you hear something you like and thanks you for listening.

"a gifted and engaging songwriter" - Glen Starkey

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