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Our hope is to be in the studio by early 2012." She was inspired to write a piano ballad after listening to Rihanna's 2006 single "Unfaithful": "I was listening to [it] and wanted to create a similar piano riff." She added: ""I was deliberately writing a song that I thought someone like Rihanna would want.
I also wrote it thinking of her sort of character, someone who is in the media all the time and is probably not the person they're portrayed to be." As Tegan recalls writing the lyrics, "I was in Los Angeles where I have a place with my girlfriend and I was messing around on the guitar.
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The track was mixed by Manny Marroquin at Larrabee Studios with help from Chris Galland and Del Bowers.
Finally, Brian Gardner mastered it at Bernie Grundman's studio, also in Hollywood.
Inspired by Rihanna's singles "Unfaithful" and "Umbrella", the song is about a woman who is in a troubled relationship but doing nothing to fix it, making her seem like a fool.
Marc Burrows of Drowned in Sound called "I Was a Fool" one of the album's "best moments", along with "Love They Say" and "Now I’m All Messed Up", praising the lyrical content: "the heartbreak comes in waves, but it’s never cloying, never over the top.
Instead it gives real punch..." However, in a positive review of the album by Paste, Dan Weiss called "I Was a Fool" an "early misfire", also noting it as the only track that didn't have "one memorable phrase you won’t be able to excise from your head ‘til at least April." By July 2013, it had been certified gold by Music Canada.
On the American Billboard Adult Top 40 chart, it landed in the top 40 at number 37, making it the duo's second to appear on the chart after "Closer".
ticketscene.ca/events/26049/ The anxiety of waiting for a message, waiting for a call, checking to see if people have posted, checking to see what our friends are doing, checking to see how many likes we have.
Tegan And to/IBBSVideo In this video we really wanted to capture the disruption and manic multitasking we all do now because of our cell phones.