If you don’t relate to this song in some way, shape or form, we will probably never be friends.
But if you’re a Pistol Annies fan girl too, you probably already know and love “Sugar Daddy” as much as I do… and if you fall into the unfortunately category of “never heard the song” I’m here to change that ASAP.
At the very least, even if you don’t love it, I can promise you’ll get a kick out of it.
I’ve had it on repeat today, mostly because it’s the five-year anniversary of when their masterpiece 2018 album Interstate Gospel was released.
In a previous interview, Ashley noted that it all started because they liked the term “sugar daddy”:
“Everybody’s got a little power in this song. I think the girl knows what she wants in this song. And we really went for it. ‘Sugar Daddy’, we liked that term anyway.”
Miranda adds that there’s no harm in knowing what you want and going after it:
“Everybody in this song knows what they want and they’re getting it. The girls and the sugar daddies.
And everybody knows it’s a mutual agreement of, ‘You’re using me for this and I’m using you for this. Let’s call it.'”
And part of the fun of it is, Angaleena says, is that each of their verses describes what their perfect guy would be in a fantasy world.
If nothing else, it’s enjoyable to listen to because who hasn’t set around and dreamt one up with their girlfriends over a couple glasses of wine:
“Our tastes show up because it’s like if I were to move back home, like in my verse, that would be my sugar daddy. And like, that would be their sugar daddy in their verse.
So you get to see a little bit of our personality and what we like in boys.”
The production is fun, they bring the sass, and while it’s a shallow sentiment about girls wanting to buy shit with other people’s money (the dream, honestly), the lighthearted lyrics are hilarious and you won’t be able to help but love it.
The Pistol Annies ladies and gentlemen… you won’t find a song like this anywhere else:
The ladies talk a little bit more about the song here: