Happy Monday, y’all.
Today for the Song of the Week, we have a tune from Miranda Lambert called “Bathroom Sink.”
From her fifth studio Platinum, it’s a solo write by the Texas native, where she essentially pours her heart out about the struggles of being a woman and how she tries to cover up all her insecurities with a “fake smile and eyelashes.”
And I’ve always thought it was one of her best songs, simply because it’s just so damn honest. In my opinion, you can always tell when a song is a solo Miranda write before you even look at the credits, and there’s just somethin’ special about one that I can’t quite put my finger on.
Of course, everything she admits in the lyrics about struggling with her inner demons and trying to present a perfect image isn’t necessarily the easiest things to talk about, and I think that sentiment is something a lot of us can relate to.
We all know surface level resolve can only go so deep, and it’s only a temporary mask for matters of the heart.
If you feel attacked when you listen to this song, you’re not alone, because when she sang “It’s amazing, the amount of rejection that I see in my reflection, and I can’t get out of the way,” I really felt that…
Her deep cuts just hit different: